Educational Materials

Courses

Software

Educational Lectures

  • "Principles of (N)MR Imaging" Experimental NMR Conference, Educational Presentation, March 28, 2017.
    • View: SlidesVideo
    • Imaging principles for spectroscopists, assumes knowledge of resonance and relaxation. 
    • Topics: gradients, k-space, spatially-selective RF pulses, spectral-spatial acquisitions, spectral-spatial RF pulses
  • "Hyperpolarization - Description, Overview, & Methods" ISMRM Annual Meeting, Educational Presentation, April 26, 2017
    • View: Slides, Video
    • Basic introduction of Hyperpolarization via DNP, as well as PHIP and optical pumping
    • Imaging strategies and analysis methods for Hyperpolarized MRI (emphasis on carbon-13 metabolic imaging)
  • "Git Tutorial" UCSF, April 30, 2018
    • View: Slides, Video
    • Basics of how to use git for research projects

Recommended MRI Educational Resources

  1. Educational Materials from Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance.   http://www.drcmr.dk/educations/education-material
  2. MRI Course Lectures from Albert Einstein School of Medicine: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPcImQzEnTpz-5TzxyyoYSbiAa9xdd89l
    • Comprehensive series of lectures (56 in total) on MRI
    • Starts from the basics, going into advanced pulse sequences and MR contrast
  3. Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging textbook by Dwight Nishimura.   Available from lulu.com: Paperback or Hardcover
    • Complete and coherent description of MRI, targeted towards engineers and physicists
  4. MRI From Picture to Proton textbook by McRobbie, Moore, Graves, and Prince,  Cambridge University Press.
    • Comprehensive description of MRI, targeted towards a less technical audience
    • Many useful imaging examples and practical tips
  5. Questions and Answers in MRI http://www.mriquestions.com/index.html
    • Answers to common questions about MRI
    • Broad range, from the most basic to very advanced 
  6. Bernstein, King, Zhou.  Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences.  Academic Press.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780120928613
    • Detailed descriptions of specialized MRI topics
    • Assumes introductory knowledge of MRI
    • Essential for MRI scientists
  7. Schröder, Faber. In Vivo NMR Imaging.  Spinger.  https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-1-61779-219-9 
    • Useful chapters on image formation, special contrast in MRI, and applications
    • Very detailed descriptions