Upcoming Presentations

Date Event Format Location
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

12:00 PM Videos; 1:00 PM; Start time (COLE HALL) 513 Parnassus Avenue
4:30 PM Poster Session, Hasegawa Award, Oral and Poster Awards (Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave)

11th Annual Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research Symposium

Highlighting the Range, Depth and Scope of the Department's Research

Symposium Lecture

Scientific Poster Presentation

Bruce Hasegawa Award

The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research Symposium will be held on October 21, 2014. All within the UCSF and the scientific communities are encouraged to attend. The first portion of the Imaging Research Symposium will feature a broad range of selected departmental speakers giving oral presentations on their work (Cole Hall, 1:00 PM-4:20 PM). Following oral presentations, a comprehensive scientific poster session, presentation of the annual Bruce Hasegawa Award and poster and oral presentation awards will be held in Millberry Union (4:30 PM). Details follow:

The 11th Annual Imaging Research Symposium

UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

October 21st, 2014

Speaker Presentations: 1:00 – 4:30 PM, Cole Hall, 513 Parnassus Ave. 

Posters, Awards and Reception: 4:30 – 6:00 PM, Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave.

    Speaker Presentations:

Time: Presentation Title: Speaker:
1:00-1:10 Welcome and Introductory Remarks Sharmila Majumdar, PhD
1:10-1:20 Knee bone shape features predict the progression of cartilage T1ρ 1 year after ACL reconstruction Valentina Pedoia
1:20-1:30  Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Imaging of Knee    Anand Venkatachari
1:30-1:40 Optimization of MRI for Breast Cancer Subtypes in Predicting Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Wen Li
1:40-1:50 Dynamic 3D Imaging of Mouse Prostate Cancer for Estimation of Metabolic and Perfusion Kinetics Hsin-Yu Chen
1:50-2:00 Hyperpolarized [1-13C] glutamate: a metabolic imaging biomarker of IDH1 mutational status in glioma Myriam Chaumeil
2:00-2:10   Design of an energy-independent SPECT gamma camera using a CZT detector and pixel-matched collimator Srijeeta Bagchi
2:10-2:20 H2O2- labile [18F]FLT prodrug for sensing ROS in UOK262 renal carcinoma cells Valerie Carroll
2:20-2:30 Biological Response to Bevacizumab Using FMISO PET/MR Imaging In Recurrent Glioma     Ramon Barajas Jr
2:30-3:00  Coffee Break
3:00-3:10 Selective Deletion of Nociceptors by Ganglionic Injection of Resiniferatoxin Jacob Brown
3:10-3:20 Anatomic Embedding of the Structural Connectome Within the Human Brain Julia Owen
3:20-3:30 Regional functional connectivity predicts distinct cognitive impairments in Alzheimer's spectrum Kamalini Ranasinghe
3:30-3:40 Variability of resting-state cortical functional connectivity in hypoxic-ischemic infants    Trevor Flynn
3:40-3:50 MRI Quantification of Function, Perfusion and Viability in Microembolized Ischemic Myocardium Loi Do
3:50-4:00 FID navigator for motion compensation in 3D black blood carotid MRI Henrik Haraldsson
4:00-4:10 Ultrasound Findings in Failed Pancreas Transplants Tara Morgan
4:10-4:20 Development of Endovascular Chemotherapy Filter for Removing Doxorubicin from Blood: In Vivo Study Jeffrey Yang
4:30-6:00 Poster Session, Award Presentations, and Reception  (Millberry Union)

    Scientific Poster Presentations:


 Geetha Mohan

Effect of Kartogenin treatment in experimental osteoarthritis assessed using high-resolution MRI


 Jesus Avila

Accurate body composition measures from simple whole body silhouettes


 Aditi Guha

Longitudinal evaluation of Knee Osteoarthritis using Diffusion and Correlation with T1rho/T2 values


 Martin Kretzschmar

Association of physical activity and knee abnormalities obtained from 3T MRI: Data from the OAI


 Keiko Amano

Knee bone shape features correlate with abnormal tibial motion after ACL injury and reconstruction


 Cory Wyatt

Baseline T1rho/T2 Correlate with Hip Cartilage Lesion Progression at 18 months


 Bennett Ng

Statistical Appearance Modeling of Whole-Body Bone Shape and Density


 Gabby Joseph

A reference database of cartilage T2 values in knees without cartilage degeneration


 Favian Su

Feasibility of radiocarpal cartilage T1ρ MR imaging in rheumatoid arthritis


 Prachi Pandit

T1p and T2-based characterization of IVDs for early detection/progression of degenerative changes


 Chengcheng Zhu

3D isotropic black blood MRI of abdominal aorta vessel wall using DANTE-SPACE


 Nichol Burris

Evaluation of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Fusion Pattern and Aortic Shape using 2D Phase Contrast MRI


 Michelle Moghadassi

CT Radiation Dose in Patients with Suspected Nephrolithiasis


 Liqin Zhao

Does addition of ASIR improve the dual energy CT monochromatic image quality in portal venography?


 Cornelius von Morze

Imaging Fasting-Induced Modulation of Hepatic / Renal Lactate Metabolism by Hyperpolarized C-13 MRSI


 Brittany Bartolome

Retrospective Review of Transjugular Liver Biopsy in Patients with Left Lobe Only Liver Transplants


 Prasheel Lillaney

In Vivo Assessment of a Renal Artery Intervention using the MARC Catheter


 Eugene Ozhinsky

T2-Based Temperature Monitoring in Abdominal Fat during HIFU Treatment


 Chia-Hung Sze

Development of an Intravascular Gentamicin Filter Device for High-Dose Drug Delivery


 Mariam Aboian

Small scale fluorescence-based method for identifying chemotherapeutic binding to ChemoFilter resin.


 Misung Han

T1-Based Thermometry in Cortical Bone by Using Ultrashort Echo-Time MRI


 Parham Moftakhar

New Generation Endovascular Catheter for Interventional MRI


 Aaron Losey

Magnetically Assisted Remote-controlled Catheter for MRI: Navigation at 1.5 T versus X-ray


 Yong Pang

Investigation of the behavior of a volume coil array


 Peter Shin

Chemical Shift Separation with Controlled Aliasing for Hyperpolarized 13C Metabolic Imaging


Jeremy Gordon

Application of Ramp-Sampled, Symmetric EPI to Dynamic Imaging of Hyperpolarized 13C Substrates


 Hong Shang

Suppression of unwanted resonances in hyperpolarized MR studies with neat [1-13C]lactic acid


 Sonam Iqbal

Sampling strategies for Dynamic Metabolic Imaging of Hyperpolarized 13 C Substrates


 Nicole Wilson

Standardizing Radiation Dose for Computed Tomography Across the UC Medical Centers


 Jack Lambert

Development of a Monte Carlo-based virtual CT scanner for pediatric dose calculation


 Sant Kumar

Preclinical toxicity tests of novel enteric silicon CT contrast material


 Jaewon Yang

The potential impact of external RF coils on PET/MR: A phantom study


 Tanushree Ganguly

FDG- based prodrugs for imaging chemical microenvironment


 Joseph Blecha

A New Approach to PET Labeling Norepinephrine Transporter Imaging Agents


 Robert Flavell

Imaging the acidic prostate tumor microenvironment with 18F-FDG prodrugs and hyperpolarized 13C MRI


 Christopher Drake

Imaging the Glucocorticoid Receptor in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer


 Jeremy Bancroft Brown

RF Coil Design for Microscale Ex Vivo DWI of Prostate Biopsies at 14.1T


 Olga Starobinets

Pilot: MRI Differences Associated with Anti-androgen Treatments in Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients


 David Korenchan

High-resolution pH Imaging Using Hyperpolarized 13C-Bicarbonate


 Jessie Lee

Development of Hyperpolarized 13C Imaging Biomarkers for Prostate Tumor Ablation After HIFU Therapy


 Llewellyn (Trey) Jalbert

MR Imaging / Spectroscopy Provides Insight into Malignant Transformation and IDH-mutation in Glioma


 Natalie Korn

Semi-automatic Segmentation of the Prostate by MR Fat Fraction Map


 Renuka Sriram

Measurement of hyperpolarized lactate production and efflux as a biomarker of tumor aggressiveness


 Jose Izquierdo

13C MRS detects metabolic flux adaptation in IDH mutant glioma cells


 Marina Radoul

Monitoring of GBM response to novel PI3K/mTOR inhibitors using hyperpolarized 13C MRSI and 1H MRS


 Lisa Wilmes

Evaluating Variability in Quantitative Breast MRI Using Novel Phantom


 David Newitt

Gradient nonlinearity correction to improve ADC accuracy in breast cancer clinical trials


 Cindy Lee

An analysis of screening mammography performance in the National Mammography Database


 Jessica Hayward

Screening Mammography Recall Rate: Effect of Multiple Prior Comparison Exams


 Julia Nguyen

Characterization of Inflammation in Cell and Animal Models Using Hyperpolarized 13C-Pyruvate


 Yiran Chen

A study of maturation in mice by the use of hyperpolarized 13C compounds


 Hosung Kim

MRI volumetry reveals slower brain growth in preterm neonates with cerebellar hemorrhagic injury


 Yi-Shin Chang

Changes of neurite density and fiber orientation dispersion during human brain maturation


 Nico Papinutto

2D PSIR to measure in-vivo spinal cord GM and WM areas in clinically feasible acquisition times


 Rachel Nosheny

BrainHealthRegistry.org: Implementing an online registry for clinical trials in UCSF Radiology Dept.


 Eva M. Palacios

Towards Precision Neuroimaging: DTI Standardization of a Multicenter Traumatic Brain Injury Study


 Susanne Mueller

Atrophy and Network Disruption in the Brainstem: A Risk Factor for SUDEP?


 Olga Tymofiyeva

Can DTI network properties capture brain changes after 8 weeks of mindfulness-based therapy?


 Donna Murray

Alterations in Frontal White Matter and Basal Ganglia Metabolite Levels in Alcohol Abstinence


 Angela Jakary

7T DTI Characteristics of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression


 Regina Schlaeger

Spinal cord gray matter atrophy correlates with multiple sclerosis disability


 Carter H. Hultman

Magnetization Transfer Imaging of Spinal Cord Gray and White Matter in Multiple Sclerosis


 Yu Zhang

Corticostriatal degeneration in Parkinson’s disease and relations to cognitive and motor deficits


 Caroline Niziolek

Internal vs. external deviations from auditory targets in speech


 Marcel Brus-Ramer

18F-NaF PET Evaluation of Facet Joints of Lumbar Spine Compared with CT and MRI Graded Arthropathy


Marc Mabray

The Significance of Focal Parotid FDG Uptake on Whole Body PET Imaging



Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
Parnassus UCSF's Cole Hall and Millberry Union
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8:00 AM, pastries, bagels, coffee served at 7:30 AM

Important Molecular Variants of GBM: Impact on Imaging

T. Hans Newton Memorial Lecture

UCLA Physician Whitney Pope, MD, PhD specializes in Diagnostic Radiology.

Whitney Pope, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,  Radiology
Director, UCLA Brain Tumor Imaging
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

About the Newton Lecture:
The annual T. Hans Newton lecture is held each October in memory of the work and life of esteemed Professor Emeritus T. Hans Newton, whose career in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging spanned five decades.

Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
Lecture Parnassus C-701 (seventh floor, Clinical Sciences Bldg)
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

12:00 PM

Shoulder Surgery Decision-making Using Quantitative MR Imaging

Forum for Advanced Imaging Research (FAIR)


High-resolution Fat Quantification in the Musculoskeletal System
Chemical-shift Based Water-fat MRI
Roland Krug, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

How Does MRI Guide Treatment of Rotator Cuff Diseases?
C. Benjamin Ma, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Contact katherine.murphy@ucsf.edu for more information.
FAIR Parnassus C309 A/B (broadcast to CBL, VAMC, SFGH)