2013-10 course on medical imaging

  • Time: 16-17 October 2013
  • Place: IRCCS Fondazione S.Lucia, Rome, Italy
  • Attendance: SUMMER researchers
  • Objective: to get a common understanding on the medical imaging. To improve knowledge and to share a common language for cross disciplinary research


Program Venue Accommodation Organizing Committee


Wednesday 16. October 2013
09:00-09:30 Welcome / course introduction U. Sabatini, L. Massoptier
09:30-10:30 Overview on medical scanners: CT, MRI M. Cadioli
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Qualitative imaging: biomarkers on medical imaging G. Luccichenti
12:00-13:00 Quantitative imaging: biomarkers on medical imaging A. Cherubini
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 Diffusion Tensor Imaging: basic principles  S. Capuani
14:30-15:00 Measures of anisotropy and diffusivity, clinical applications  M. Di Paola
15:00-15:30 Fiber Tracking techniques  O. Philips
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Perfusion weighted imaging: basic principles  T. Gili
16:30-17:00 Magnetic resonance relaxometry: T2* mapping  P. Péran
17:00-17:30 Open discussion
17:30-18:00 Repetitions/Tutorials (All ESRs and ERs)
20:00 Social Event: dinner
Thursday 17. October 2013
09:00-09:30 fMRI: basic principles F. de Pasquale
09:30-10:00 fMRI: data acquisition and protocols E. Macaluso
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 fMRI: data analysis C. Sestieri
11:00-11:30 fMRI: clinical applications M. Caulo
11:30-12:00 fMRI integration with electrophysiological techniques S. Della Penna
12:00-13:00 Open discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-18:00 Practical course in laboratory: four groups
Group 1: qualitative evaluation on medical imaging G. Luccichenti, U. Sabatini
Group 2: fMRI analysis N. Tuovinen, C. Sestieri
Group 3: DTI – tractography analysis A. Hamamci, O. Philips
Group 4: fMRI and DTI data acquisition F. de Pasquale, T. Gili
Friday 18. October 2013
09:00-17:30 Midterm review meeting All


IRCCS Santa Lucia
Via Ardeatina 354
00179 Rome

For detailed information on how to get there have a look at: www.hsantalucia.it


Social Event




Organizing Committee

Umberto Sabatini, Noora Tuovinen, Andac Hamamci
IRCCS Santa Lucia