Programme

October 2017 by Martin Turner

The 8th Neuroimaging Society in ALS


***Martinos Center for Biomedical Engineering, Boston, USA***

PROGRAMME

 

WEDNESDAY 6TH DECEMBER

 0930-0945

Welcome and overview on behalf of steering committee
Martin Turner (UK)

 0945-1030

KEYNOTE


Molecular imaging for efficient clinical drug development in ALS
Nazem Atassi (USA)

 

1030-1100

COFFEE

 

1100-1230                                              

FOCALITY & SPREAD

15 + 3 minutes

What the clinical syndrome tells us
Martin Turner (UK)

Grey matter imaging
Peter Bede (Ireland)

White matter imaging
Federica Agosta (Italy)

Mapping cerebral propagation
Jan Kassubek (Germany)

Bridging the ALSFRS-R gap
Julian Grosskreutz (Germany)

 1230-1400

LUNCH

 1400-1530

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS 1

10 + 5 minutes

Cortical degeneration across the ALS-FTD continuum: insights from language and behavioural variant phenotypes
Eoin Finegan (Ireland)

Anatomical assessment of tongue impairment due to ALS using structural and diffusion MRI
Jonghye Woo (USA)

Evidence of motor-action interplay in an extensive brain network in ALS: a combined MRI/TMS study
Foteini Christidi (Greece)

Unraveling the tangle of MNDs: insights from advanced spinal cord MRI
Giorgia Querin (France)

Structural MRI signatures of TDP-43 pathological spread across the ALS & FTD spectrum
Pilar Ferraro (Italy)

Genetic factors associated with frontal disease in sporadic ALS: Neuroimaging and neuropsychological evidence
Katerina Placek (USA)

 1530-1600

COFFEE

 1600-1730                                        

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS 2

10 + 5 minutes each

Epigenetic & genetic factors contributing to neuroanatomic heterogeneity in C9orf72 expansions
Corey T. McMillan (USA)

A pilot trial of RNS60 in ALS
Sabrina Paganoni (USA)

Muscle imaging in MND- 12 months longitudinal follow-up
Tom Jenkins (UK)

Longitudinal assessment of neurochemical changes in ALS by in vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy at ultra-high field
Ian Cheong (USA)

Fast kurtosis imaging in ALS: Preliminary findings
Jakob Udby Blicher (Denmark)

Correlation between brain and spine metabolism in ALS
Donatienne Van Weehaeghe (Belgium)

 1830-                                                                     

DINNER

TBC

THURSDAY 7th  DECEMBER

 

0830-1000                                      

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS 3

10 + 5 minutes each

Functional reorganization during cognitive function tasks in patients with ALS
Dorothée Lulé (Germany)

Assessment of longitudinal changes in diffusion MRI in brain and cervical spine in ALS
Pramod Pisharady (USA)

Multimodal neuroimaging findings of early widespread changes in ALS patients with preserved cognition
Karavasilis Efstratios (Greece)

Post mortem tractography
Ricarda Menke (UK)

Cerebral and cerebellar changes in high resolution T1 correlate with ALS as described in the D50 progression model
Meerim Batyrbekova (Germany)

Unraveling ALS due to SOD1 mutation through the combination of brain and cervical cord MRI
Edoardo Gioele Spinelli (Italy)

 1000-1030

COFFEE

1030-1215                                      

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS 4

10 + 5 minutes each

The Canadian ALS Neuroimaging Consortium (CALSNIC)
Sanjay Kalra (Canada)

Altered functional connectivity in the motor system in ALS: a translational perspective
Martin Gorges (Germany)

Thalamic imaging in ALS
Sicong Tu (UK)

Structural connectivity alterations in ALS are modulated by the topology of the anatomical brain connectome
Silivia Basaia (Italy)

The Ontario Neurodegeneration Initiative (ONDRI) multi-centre MRI harmonization
Rob Bartha (Canada)

Cerebral glucose metabolism in relation to syndromes of motor neuron degeneration
Joke de Vocht (Belgium)

In vivo and post mortem MRI
Erik Pioro (USA)

 1215-1230

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