Brain Mapping seminar speakers 2010-11

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2010-09-15

Tommi Raij (MGH Martinos Center)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation: From correlation to causality

2010-09-22

Georges El Fakhri (MGH)
Novel Applications in Quantitative PET imaging

2010-09-29

Anna Liisa Brownell (MGH Martinos Center)
Overview of PET Imaging at MGH; from man to mouse to man

2010-10-06

Linda K. McEvoy (University California San Diego)
Quantitative Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Individual Risk Prediction in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment

2010-10-13

Eva-Maria Ratai (MGH Martinos Center)
MR spectroscopy in the accelerated simian immunodeficiency virus macaque model of HIV-associated neurological disease: from mechanism to treatment

2010-10-18

Jaakko Kauramaki (Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland)
Measures and models of top-down influences in the human auditory cortex

2010-10-20

Diego A. Pizzagalli (McLean Hospital, Harvard University)
Toward an Objective Characterization of Depressive Phenotypes:Clues from Affective Neuroscience

2010-10-27

Phoebe Suk-tak Chan (MGH Martinos Center)
Acupuncture, the Limbic System, and the Default Mode Network of the Brain

2010-11-03

Sava Sakadzic (MGH Martinos Center)
Two-photon high-resolution measurement of partial pressure of oxygen in cerebral vasculature and tissue

2010-11-10

Marco Loggia (MGH Martinos Center)
Neural Correlates of Ongoing Chronic Low Back Pain as Measured by Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL)

2010-11-17

Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston)
Assessing cortical plasticity and brain network dynamics with TMS across the lifespan

2010-11-24

Canceled

2010-12-01

Claudine Gauthier (University of Montreal)
A generalized procedure for calibrated MRI incorporating hyperoxia and hypercapnia

2010-12-08

David Sosnovik (MGH Martinos Center)
Imaging Motion, Microstructure and Cell Death: Common Challenges in the Heart and Brain

2010-12-15

Maximilien Chaumon (MGH Martinos Center)
Multiple scales of contextual processing in the brain: from sensory encoding to large-scale network effects

2010-12-22

Break

2010-12-29

Break

2010-01-05

Break

2011-01-12

Ai-Ling Lin (University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio)
Flow-Metabolism Coupling- PET vs. fMRI- Debate, Modeling and Application

2011-01-19

Bruce Rosen (MGH Martinos Center)
Lessons learned the hard way

2011-01-26

Peter Savadjiev (LMI/PNL, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston)
DTI-based measures of white matter fibre geometry, and applications to schizophrenia research

2011-02-02

Cancelled

2011-02-07

Rob Brown (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
Imaging Remyelination by Lesional MTR Recovery in Adults and Children With Multiple Sclerosis and Fast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Compressed Sensing

2011-02-09

Tom Brady (MGH)
Science: The Past and Future of Radiology

2011-02-16

Firdaus Janoos (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston)
Spatio-temporal Models for Mental Processes from fMRI

2011-02-23

Mert Rory Sabuncu (MGH Martinos Center)
Cortical thickness as a dynamic and early marker of Alzheimer risk

2011-03-02

Charles Guttmann (Brigham And Women's Hospital, Boston)
Ibis redibis non morietur in bello: imaging and predicting the course of syndromes affecting central nervous system white matter

2011-03-09

Simona Temereanca (MGH Martinos Center)
Active Reading: The Challenge of Word Processing after Eye Movements

2011-03-16

Robert J. Ogg (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis)
Functional Neuroimaging in Children with Catastrophic Diseases: Neural Systems for Reading in Survivors of Medulloblastoma

2011-03-23

Carl-Fredrik Westin (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston)
Diffusion MRI: The next generation

2011-03-30

Anastasia Yendiki (MGH Martinos Center)
TRACULA: A new tool in FreeSurfer for looking beneath the surface

2011-04-06

Alexandre Gramfort (MGH Martinos Center)
Brain mapping with sparse structured priors: MEG and EEG analysis concepts applied to fMRI

2011-04-13

Dimitrios Pantazis (MGH Martinos Center)
Novel Interaction Measures for Statistical Functional Connectivity Using MEG

2011-04-20

Bruce Pike (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
Outstanding issues for calibrated fMRI: Are assumptions about CMRO2 and CBV correct?

2011-04-27

Yogesh Rathi (Brigham And Women's Hospital, Boston)
Compressive sampling for diffusion MRI

2011-05-04

Riitta Hari (Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Finland)
Time scales of human brain function: Insights from behavioral measures and neuromagnetic recordings

2011-05-18

Break (ISMRM)

2011-05-18

Ashley Harris (Cardiff University, UK)
Examinations into the cerebral response to hypoxia in healthy subjects

2011-05-25

Thomas Yeo (Harvard University)
Large-Scale Organization of the Human Cerebral Cortex

2011-06-01

Demian Wassermann (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston)
Automated In Vivo Dissection of White Matter Structures from Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Their Subsequent Statistical Analysis

2011-06-08

Marina Bedny (MIT)
Developmental experience drives functional specialization in the human brain: insights from blind individuals

2011-06-15

Bruce Jenkins (MGH Martinos Center)
Interpreting Brain Hemodynamic Changes due to Dopamine Receptor Stimulation with Applications to Drug Abuse and Neurodegenerative Disorders


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