PROGRAM 2019-09-23T12:39:15+00:00


Day 1: Wednesday Sep 25, 2019

19:30-21:30 Welcome event & registration at Dr.Robbin (5th floor of Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae Building) 

Day 2: Thursday Sep 26, 2019

08:00   Registration

08:25   Welcome

08:30   Magnetic susceptibility: physics and biology (20 min each)

               Moderators: Kathryn Keenan Ph.D and Hua Guo Ph.D

               Jürgen Reichenbach Ph.D: History of magnetic susceptibility in MRI
               Richard Bowtell Ph.D: Physics of susceptibility imaging
               Stefan Ropele Ph.D: Iron susceptibility in deep gray matter
               Masaki Fukunaga Ph.D: Origins of phase contrast in white matter
               Chunlei Liu Ph.D: Susceptibility tensor in and outside of the brain
               José Marques Ph.D: Pitfalls in current susceptibility models

10:30   Coffee/tea break

10:50   QSM: acquisition and reconstruction (20 min each)

                 Moderators: Ji Hyun Lee Ph.D and Jakob Meineke Ph.D

                Hongjiang Wei Ph.D: Acquisition methods for QSM
                Simon Robinson Ph.D: Processing phased array data for SWI and QSM
                Ferdinand Schweser Ph.D: Background field removal
                Yi Wang Ph.D: Model-based dipole inversion algorithms
                Jongho Lee Ph.D: Deep learning for QSM

12:30   Lunch break

13:30   Peer-reviewed: presentations on QSM technology

                Moderators: Li-Wei Kuo Ph.D and Seung-Kyun Lee Ph.D

                Renaud Hedouin Ph.D: Estimation of microstructural properties of white matter from ex-vivo data using realistic WM models 
                Hwihun Jeong Mr.: Separating magnetic susceptibility and chemical shift/exchange through multiple directional scans
                Beata Bachrata M.Sc: Chemical shift displacement correction for Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping using Simultaneous Multi-Metabolite imaging
                Thomas Jochmann M.Sc: DEEPOLE QUASAR–A deep learning-based approach for quantitative susceptibility and non-susceptibility phase mapping
                Youngwook Kee Ph.D: Feasibility of Free-Breathing QSM and R2* Mapping of Liver Iron Overload Using a 3D Multi-Echo Cones Trajectory
                Lijun Bao Ph.D: Diffusion-regularized susceptibility tensor imaging (DRSTI) and 3D fiber tractography of the human brain
                Carlos Milovic Ph.D: Structural Similarity Index Metric setup for QSM applications (XSIM)
                Christof Böhm M.Sc: Fusion of Susceptibility Maps in k-Space based on One-Dimensional Error Metrics on Field-Map Data improves QSM
                Junghun Cho Ph.D: Cluster analysis of time evolution (CAT) for Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping and Quantitative Blood Oxygen Level
                                                     Dependent magnitude(QSM+qBOLD, QQ) based Oxygen Extraction Fraction (OEF) and Cerebral Metabolic Rate of Oxygen (CMRO2) Mapping
                 Barbara Dymerska Ph.D: Using QSM to Quantify Microbubble Concentrations
                 Kyu-Jin Jung M.Sc: Feasibility study of B1 phase pre-filtering using deep learning for phase-based EPT reconstruction

15:20   Coffee/tea break

15:40   QSM applications 1 (20 min each)

                Moderators:Geon-ho Jahng Ph.D and Emma Biondetti Ph.D

                Karin Shmueli Ph.D: QSM accuracy and repeatability with a view to clinical translation
                Mauro Costagli Ph.D: 3T vs 7T: Reproducibility issues and clinical studies investigating Parkinson’s disease and atypical Parkinsonisms 
                Christian Langkammer Ph.D: QSM and neurodegeneration in AD and ALS
                Kohsuke Kudo M.D,Ph.D: Oxygen extraction fraction using QSM in patients
                Minming Zhang M.D, Ph.D: QSM in aging brain

17:20   Discussion: Won-Jin Moon M.D, Ph.D: Current and future clinical practice using SWI&QSM

17:50   2nd QSM reconstruction challenge results: Langkammer Ph.D and Marques Ph.D

18:20   Small group dinner including mentor-mentee interaction

Day 3: Friday Sep 27, 2019

08:30   Electrical property mapping (20 min each)

                Moderators: Dong-Hyun Kim Ph.D and Masaaki Hori M.D, Ph.D

                Ulrich Katscher Ph.D: Overview of electrical properties mapping
                Jin Keun Seo Ph.D: Mathematics of electromagnetic tissue property imaging: QSM, EPT, MREIT
                Stefano Mandija Ph.D: Challenges of EPT reconstructions and novel perspectives
                Lars G. Hanson Ph.D: Low-frequency MR Current Density Imaging (MRCDI) in the human brain
                Khin Khin Tha M.D, Ph.D: Clinical applications of Electrical Property Mapping

10:10   Coffee/tea break

10:30   Poster presentation

12:30   Lunch Seminar: Deep learning overview Jong Chul Ye Ph.D

               Moderators: Jongho Lee Ph.D and Hyejin Kim Ph.D

13:30   Tutorial for deep learning reconstruction for QSM (hands on session)

14:30   Coffee/tea break

15:00   Emerging methods for/ using phase and susceptibility

               Moderators: Rui Pedro Azeredo Gomes Teixeira Ph.D and Seung Hong Choi M.D, Ph.D

               E. Mark Haacke Ph.D: STAGE: New rapid multi-contrast imaging method for neuroimaging standardization
               Vanessa Wiggermann Ph.D: Novel susceptibility imaging for multiple sclerosis
               HyungJoon Cho Ph.D: Endogenous iron clusters in SN: Insights from relaxometry and QSM
               Pinar S Özbay Ph.D: functional QSM
               Xu Li Ph.D: Susceptibility tensor imaging
               Nikolaus Weiskopf Ph.D: Microstructural imaging

17:00   Coffee/tea break (group photo)

17:30   2nd QSM reconstruction challenge results: Presentation

18:00   Discussion: Peter van Zijl Ph.D: Standardization and data & tool sharing

18:45   Banquet

Day 4: Saturday Sep 28, 2019

08:30   QSM applications 2 (20 min each)

                Moderators: Christian Kames Ph.D and Lijun Bao Ph.D

                Andreas Deistung Ph.D: In-vivo histology using QSM
                Sina Straub Ph.D: QSM for brain pathologies at ultra-high field
                Eung Yeop Kim M.D, Ph.D: Visualizing Nigrosome for PD using susceptibility map weightimaging
                Naying He M.D, Ph.D: Iron deposition and neuromelanin loss measured by QSM and MTC in PD
                Emma Biondetti Ph.D: Vessel imaging

10:10   Coffee/tea break

10:30   Peer-reviewed presentations on clinical applications

               Moderators: Louise van der Weerd Ph.D and Joon-Yong Jung M.D, Ph.D

               Ryota Sato M.Sc: Hybrid Sequence and Analysis of Structural and Susceptibility Images for Novel Diagnosis Index of Alzheimer’s Disease
               Sina Straub Ph.D: Quantitative assessment of white matter degeneration in Friedreich’s Ataxia at 7 T: susceptibility, diffusion anisotropy, and T2 and T1 relaxometry
               Hyungseok Jang Ph.D: Ultrashort Echo Time Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping (UTE-QSM) as a Highly Sensitive Biomarker for Hemophilia: Feasibility Study
               Zenghui Cheng Ph.D: Radiomic Features of the Nigrosome-1 Region of the Substantia Nigra: Using Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping to Assist the Diagnosis of
                                                       Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease
               Mauro Costagli Ph.D: Qualitative (T2*w) and quantitative (QSM) imaging of cortical alterations in ALS patients with bulbar impairment
               Stefan Ropele Ph.D: Dynamic quantitative susceptibility mapping to assess vascular compliance in the brain
               Hwapyeong Cho B.S: R2, R2* and quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM) changes of corpus callosums in aging rats: Possible contributions from myelin thickness
               Anita Karsa Ph.D: High Repeatability of Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping (QSM) in the Head and Neck With a View to Detecting Hypoxic Cancer Sites
               Lin Chen Ph.D: Quantitative susceptibility mapping and PET indicate iron-related cognitivedecline during aging
               Marisleydis García Saborit M.Sc: Quantitative susceptibility mapping in patients with the first episode of psychosis
               Yan Wen Ph.D: Quantitative susceptibility mapping resolves calcification and intraplaque hemorrhage in carotid plaques
               Yoonho Nam Ph.D: Feasibility of monosodium urate assessment using quantitative susceptibility mapping and R2* mapping

12:30   Closing and awards

12:40   Lunch box