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05 March 2019
MR Learning Lab: Accelerated MRI Using Compressed Sensing

What Clinicians Need from Cardiac MRI

  • Michael Noseworthy, Ph.D.

21 February 2019
MR Learning Lab: The How & Why of Cardiac MRI

What Clinicians Need from Cardiac MRI

  • Declan O'Regan, FRCP, FRCR, Ph.D.

Getting Started: The Core Cardiac MRI Exam

  • Cindy Comeau, B.S., RT(N)(MR), FSMRT, FSCMR

18 January 2019
MR Learning Lab: Improving Throughput Without Compromising Patient Care & Creating Value in MR

Value in MR: What Is It and How Do We Create It?

  • Michael P. Recht, M.D.

When Throughput Affects Patient Care: How to Improve Your Numbers Without Compromising Care

  • Chris Kokkinos, B.Appl.Sc., Pg.Cert.(MRI)


12 November 2018
Junior Fellow Challenge Virtual Meeting
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African MRI Challenge: Open Source MR Training Software

  • Dr. Johnes Obungoloch

South American MRI Challenge: Prevention of Vascular Dementia

  • Dr. Maria Concepcion Garcia Otaduy

Indian MRI Challenge: Accessible Stroke MRI
Click here to view Dr. Geethanath's original recording of his presentation, which was presented for him during the virtual meeting by Lukas Winter.

  • Dr. Sairam Geethanath

01 November 2018
Interventional MR Study Group Virtual Meeting
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Talk 1:
Highlights of the 2018 Interventional MRI Symposium

  • Bruno Quesson, Ph.D.

Talk 2:
Highlights of the 2018 Focused Ultrasound Foundation Symposium

  • Allison Payne, Ph.D.
  • Download the presentation PowerPoint (28.5 MB)

24 October 2018
SMRT MR Learning Labs webinar
Diffusion Imaging & Fiber Tractography: Tips & Tricks for Clinical Use.

Talk 1:
Fiber Tractography for Practical Neurosurgical Application

  • Shawna Farquharson, M.Sc.(R)

Talk 2:
DTI Processing: Pitfalls in Clinical Applications

  • Alexander Leemans, Ph.D.
  • Download the presentation PDF (70 MB)

Thursday, 18 October 2018
Cardiac MR Study Group Virtual Meeting
Genetics and Imaging in Cardiomyopathy
  • Neal K. Lakdawala, M.D.
  • Subha V. Raman, M.D., M.S.E.E.

Thursday, 11 October 2018
MR in Drug Research Study Group Virtual Meeting
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Jordi Rimola, M.D.

04 October 2018
Joint Study Group Virtual Meeting: Reproducible Research & White Matter Study Groups
Bringing the Brain Imaging Data Structure (BIDS) closer to quantitative MRI.

Talk 1:
General Presentation of BIDS to ISMRM Audience; Rationale, #users, BIDS Apps

  • Chris Gorgolewski, Ph.D.

Talk 2:
BIDS extension (from BIDS Perspective), Current Status, Outstanding Issues & Plans to Mitigate Them

  • Gilles de Hollander, Ph.D.

Talk 3:
BIDS Extension (From qMRI Perspective), Outstanding Issues & Suggestions to Mitigate Them

  • Mathieu Boudreau, Ph.D.

Talk 4:
Bridging the Gap Between BIDS/qMRI Communities, Outstanding Issues, Documentation, Upcoming Meetings & Deadlines

  • Kirstie J. Whitaker, Ph.D.

26 September 2018
Joint Study Group Virtual Meeting: Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties (SWI) & White Matter Study Groups
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Talk 1:
Myelin Water Imaging

  • Yoonho Nam, Ph.D.*
    * Jongho Lee, Ph.D. joining for discussion

Talk 2:
The Effect of Compartmentalization & Realistic Geometries in the Susceptibility Weighted MR Signal

  • Karla Miller, Ph.D.

20 September 2018
Quantitative MRI Study Group
Noise & Other Remaining Sources of Bias in B0- & B1-Corrected qMR Parameter Estimates.

Talk 1:
Propagation of Errors from Nuisance Parameters in qMRI

  • Mark D. Does, Ph.D.
  • Download the presentation PDF (1.2 MB)

Talk 2:
Sources of Error in Quantitative MRI (qMRI) Parameter Estimation: A Signal Processing Perspective

  • Joshua D. Trzasko, Ph.D.
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30 August 2018
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group
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Talk 1:
Advances in Hyperpolarized 129Xe Dissolved-Phase Magnetic Resonance: New Potential for Clinical Application

  • Agilo L. Kern, M.Sc.

Talk 2:
Real-Time Ex-Vivo Measurement of Brain Metabolism Using Hyperpolarized [1-13C] Pyruvate

  • Talia Harris, Ph.D.

09 August 2018
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
Diffusion Weighted Spectroscopy, Part 2
Diffusion Weighted MRS: Numerical Simulation & Experimental Design for Microstructural Modeling
  • Marco Palombo, M.D., Ph.D.
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02 August 2018
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
Diffusion Weighted Spectroscopy, Part 1
Diffusion Weighted MRS: Experimental Design, Acquisition, Pre-Processing & Analysis
  • Itamar Ronen, Ph.D.
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17 May 2018
Electro-Magnetic Tissue Study Group
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Talk 1:
Multishot Echo-Planar MREIT for Fast Imaging of Conductivity, Current Density & Electric Field Distributions

Presenter 1:
Rosalind J. Sadleir, Ph.D.
Presenter 2:
Douglas C. Noll, Ph.D.

Talk 2:
A Regularized, Model-Based Approach to Phase-Based Conductivity Mapping Using MRI

Presenter 1:
Munish Chauhan, Ph.D.
Presenter 2:
Kathleen M. Ropella-Panagis, Ph.D.

10 May 2018
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
NMRScopeB (jMRUI) – Quantum-Mechanical Simulations for In Vivo MR Spectroscopy
  • Zenon Starcuk, Jr., Ph.D.

03 May 2018
Diffusion Study Group Virtual Meeting, Part 2
Recent Developments in Diffusion Functional MRI
  • Denis Le Bihan, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Daniel F. Nunes, Ph.D.

26 April 2018
MR in Drug Research Study Group
Value of MRI in Drug Development for Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases: The Case for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bradley T. Wyman, Ph.D.

19 April 2018
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group
Emerging Applications of Hyperpolarization Virtual Meetings Series
  • Robert Thomen, Ph.D.

12 April 2018
Hyperpolarization Methods Study Group
Understanding Extended SABRE (X-SABRE): Direct Heteronuclear Polarization, High Field Effects, & Fundamental Limitations
  • Warren S. Warren, Ph.D.

05 April 2018
Diffusion Study Group, Part 1
Characterizing Pathology Using Diffusion MRI: The Physicist’s vs. Clinician’s Perspective
  • Jacques-Donald Tournier, Ph.D.
  • Timothy M. Shepherd, M.D., Ph.D.

29 March 2018
PET/MR Study Group
Perfusion: Modeling and Measurement with PET/MRI
  • Mark Lubberink, Ph.D.
  • Christin Y. Sander, Ph.D.


26 October 2017
Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties Study Group
Hot Topics in QSM
  • Pascal Spincemaille Ph.D. & Zhe Liu
  • Viktor Vegh Ph.D. & Surabhi Sood

19 October 2017
Diffusion Study Group
Complementary Informed Microstructure & Tractography?
  • Alessandro Daducci, Ph.D.
  • Nikola Stikov, Ph.D.

21 September 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
jMRUI: Software for MRS Data Processing and Quantitation
  • Jana Starčuková, Ph.D.

14 September 2017
MR Engineering Study Group
Updates on Wireless and Fiber-optic MR Signal Transmission

Pathway to Wireless MRI
  • Greig Scott, Stanford University, USA
In-Bore Digitization and Fiber-Optic Signal Transmission
  • David Brunner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

07 September 2017
High Field & Safety Study Groups
Joint High Field Study Group and Safety Study Group Meeting

Safety Always Comes First: UHF MR and Biological Hazards
  • Masah Fatahi, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
How To Get An UHF Project Up & Running: A Case for Pushing the Field Strength Boundaries with a 10.5 Tesla Human MR System
  • Gregory Metzger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Practical and Safety Perspectives on Dielectric Shimming in High Field MRI
  • Wyger Brink from Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

17 August 2017
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group
Emerging Applications of Hyperpolarization

Jiazheng Wang “1H imaging of hyperpolarized [1-13C]lactate in vivo
Sarah Svenningsen “Pulmonary MRI to better Understand and Treat Asthma”

25 July 2017
ISMRM-SNMMI PET/MRI Virtual Meeting: Attenuation Correction
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Guests: Hongyu An, Ph.D.; Silin Ren, Ph.D. Cand.

20 July 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
MRS Simulation & Preprocessing Using the FID-A Toolkit
Guest: Jamie P. Near, Ph.D.
  • Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: Advanced processing and simulation of MRS data using the FID appliance (FID-A)—An open source, MATLAB-based toolkit
  • MRM Highlights blog: Q&A with Gabriel Devenyi and Jamie Near
  • FID-A on Github

15 June 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
INSPECTOR: The New Kid on the Block

Guests: Christoph Juchem, Ph.D.

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25 May 2017
PET/MRI Virtual Meeting: Prostate Cancer Imaging
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Guests: Steve Cho, M.D.; Baris Turkbey, M.D.

23 February 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
SpectrIm: A Tool for the Combined Analysis of MR Spectroscopy & Imaging

Guests: Nuno Barros, M.Sc., Johannes Slotboom, Ph.D. 

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03 November 2016
PET-MRI Study Group
Guests: Valentin Riedl, Elizabeth Mormino, Yi Su


09 April 2015
Diffusion Study Group
Fiber Tractography Challenge 2015
Guests: Maxime Descoteaux, Ph.D., Christopher P. Hess, M.D., Ph.D.


11 December 2014
White Matter Study Group
“An Introduction to Inhomogeneous Magnetization Transfer”
Guests: David C. Alsop, Ph.D., I-Wen Evan Chen, B.Sc., Guillaume Duhamel, Ph.D., Olivier M. Girard, Ph.D., and Gopal K. Varma, Ph.D.

09 October 2014
White Matter Study Group
“Characterizing White Matter Microstructure with in vivo Histology”
Guests: Mark D. Does, Ph.D., Tanguy Duval, M.Sc., and Nikola A. Stikov, Ph.D.

27 February 2014
Current Issues in Brain Function Study Group
“Connecting to the Connectome”
Guests: Jennifer Elam, Ph.D., Gregory K. Farber, Ph.D., Todd Parrish, Ph.D., Stam Sotiropoulos, Ph.D., David C. Van Essen, Ph.D., and An (Joseph) Vu, Ph.D.


21 November 2013
Interventional Study Group
“Reimbursement in Interventional MRI”
Guests: Richard Duszak, M.D., Bonnie Gillum, Sherif G. Nour, M.D., FRCR, Carol Prescott, Tobias R. Schaeffter, Ph.D. and Clifford R. Weiss, M.D.

Program for "Reimbursement in Interventional MRI"

19 September 2013
White Matter Study Group
“Assessing White Matter: Frequency Shifts in MRI Signal and Underlying Tissue Changes”
Guests: Evan Chen, B.Sc., Mark D. Does, Ph.D., Yi Wang, Ph.D., Cynthia Wisnieff, B.Sc.

12 September 2013
Journal Club Session 11
MR Elastography
Guests: Richard L. Ehman, M.D., Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., & Claude B. Sirlin, M.D.

5 September 2013
Dynamic MR Spectroscopy Study Group Meeting
“MRSI in Clinical Practice - Reaching Consensus”
Guests: Peter B. Barker, D.Phil., Alberto Bizzi, M.D., Andrew A. Maudsley, Ph.D., Sarah J. Nelson, Ph.D., Jullie W. Pan, M.D., Ph.D., Stefan Posse, Ph.D., Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.

29 August 2013
Journal Club Session 10
Vessel Selective ASL
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Jeroen Hendrikse, M.D., Ph.D., Thomas W. Okell, D.Phil., M.Sci., M.Sc., & Eric C. Wong, M.D., Ph.D.

25 July 2013
Perfusion Study Group Meeting
“Recommended Implementation of Arterial Spin Labeling Perfusion MRI for Clinical Applications: Reaching Consensus”
Guests: David C. Alsop, Ph.D., Xavier G. Golay, Ph.D., Luis Hernandez-Garcia, Ph.D., Hanzhang Lu, Ph.D., Eric C. Wong, M.D., Ph.D. & Greg Zaharchuk, M.D., Ph.D.

27 June 2013
Journal Club Session 9
Gadgetron: An Open Source Framework for Medical Image Reconstruction
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Michael S. Hansen, James G. Pipe & Thomas S. Sørensen
(click here to view article)

30 May 2013
Journal Club Session 8
MR Imaging Around Metal
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Brian A. Hargreaves, Ph.D., and Mary Hochman, M.D.


19 October 2012
Journal Club Session 7
Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI)
Guests: Markus Barth, Ph.D., Chunlei Liu, Ph.D., Jürgen R. Reichenbach, Ph.D.

16 August 2012
Journal Club Session 6
MR Measurement of Hyperpolarized Tracers
Guests: James A. Bankson, Ph.D., Kevin M. Brindle, Ph.D., John Kurhanewicz, Ph.D.

11 July 2012
Journal Club Session 5
First Annual ISMRM-OHBM Joint Virtual Workshop
Guests: Peter Dechent, Ph.D., Manhua Liu, Ph.D., Hui Mao, Ph.D., Karla L. Miller, Ph.D., Deqiang Qiu, Ph.D., Andrew Reid, Ines R. Violante

(click here for the schedule)

7 June 2012
Journal Club Session 4
ISMRM Challenge
Guests: Diego Hernando, Ph.D., Houchun Hu, Ph.D., Samuel A. Hurley, M.S., Yun Jiang, M.S., Alexey Samsonov, Ph.D., Jeffrey Tsao, Ph.D., MBA

20 April 2012
Journal Club Session 3
Virtually Melbourne
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Brian A. Hargreaves, Ph.D., Tamer S. Ibrahim, Ph.D., Karla L. Miller, Ph.D., James G. Pipe, Ph.D., Claudia A. Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D.

28 March 2012
Journal Club Session 2
Review of ISMRM Workshop Fat/Water Separation
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Diego Hernando, Ph.D., Houchun Hu, Ph.D., Yun Jiang, M.S., Scott B. Reeder, M.D., Ph.D.


22 June 2011
Journal Club Session 1
What is Compressed Sensing & What is it Good For?
Guests: Ganesh Adluru, Ph.D., Michael Lustig, Ph.D., Shreyas S. Vasanawala, M.D., Ph.D.