ASFNR21 Santa Fe

ASFNR21 Program
September 19-21, 2021

ElDorado Hotel & Spa Santa Fe, NM

Sunday, September 19, 2021
7:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast,
and Visit Technical Exhibits

Opening Remarks - 8:00-8:10 AM

Greg Zaharchuk, MD, PhD

Dementia - 8:10-9:20 AM

Moderators: Mariam Aboian, MD, PhD |

Ana M. Franceschi, MD |Anna V. Trofimova, MD, PhD

8:10-8:25        A Biological Definition of Alzheimer disease:
                        NIA-AA Research Framework

                        Clifford Jack, MD
8:25-8:40      PSP Imaging
                       Jennifer L. Whitwell, PhD
8:40-8:55       Advanced Neuroimaging for Dementia in the
                        Coming Age of Plasma Markers
                        Michael Weiner, MD
8:55-9:10       Machine Learning to Understand
                       Cognitive Decline
                        Ilya Nasrallah, MD, PhD
9:10-9:20      Panel Discussion

New Technologies - 9:20-10:15 AM
Moderators: Neelu Jain, MD | David J. Mikulis, BSc,
Elizabeth Tong, MD

9:20-9:35     Carbon Nanotube CT Scanners
                      Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD
9:35-9:50     Update on MEG and Comparison
                      With Other Brain Mapping Methods

                       Roland R. Lee, MD, FACR

9:50-10:05     EPI-Mix: Clinical Experience With
                        1 Minute Multicontrast MRI

                        Howard A. Rowley, MD

10:05-10:15   Panel Discussion

Coffee with the Editor - 10:15 - 10:30 AM

Jody Tanabe, MD

Oral Abstracts - 10:30 - 10:55 AM


Christopher P. Hess, MD, PhD | Pamela W. Schaefer, MD, FACR | Kaliopi Petropoulou, MD

AI Informatics - 10:55-12:00 PM
Moderators: Sam (Seyedmehdi) Payabvash, MD |
Nathaniel Swinburne, MD | Alyssa T. Watanabe. MD

10:55-11:10     Brain Tumors and AI
                       Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, PhD
11:10-11:25    AI for Spine Imaging
                       Walter F. Wiggins, MD, PhD
11:25-11:40    AI for Head and Neck Tumors
                       Nancy Pham, MD
11:40-11:50   Emergency Radiology AI
                        Melissa A. Davis, MD, MBA
11:50-12:00   Panel Discussion

Lunch - 12:00- 1:00 PM

Lunch & Learn

Sponsored by: Biogen

Award Lectures - 1:00-2:00 PM

Moderators: Tina Young Poussaint, MD, FACR | 
Greg Zaharchuk, MD, PhD | Max Wintermark, MD

1:00-1:15     Victor M. Haughton Honorary Lecture
                    Quantitative Imaging in PET
                     Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD
1:15-1:30     Identification of Somatomotor Network via
                    Comparison of Language Task-Based fMRI
                    (Sentence Completion) with Resting
                    State fMRI in Patients with Brain Lesions
                     Elham Beheshtian, MD
1:30-1:45     Ulmer Winner 2021 Announced
1:45-2:00     Keynote Lecture - Quantitative Imaging in MRI
                       Bruce Rosen, MD, PhD

Vascular Imaging - 2:00-3:00 PM

Moderators: Jason W. Allen, MD, PhD | Mahmud Mossa-Basha, MD | Bhagya Sannananja, MD

2:00-2:15     Carotid Imaging: Where We Are                                 Now and Where We Are Headed
                     Luca Saba, MD
2:15-2:30    Intracranial Aneurysms: The Value of Vessel                            Wall Imaging
                    Laura Eisenmenger, MD
2:30-2:45    Intracranial Aneurysms: The Value of 4D
                    flow MR
                      Kambiz Nael, MD
2:45-3:00    Why Should We Change our Current Vascular
                    Clinical Imaging?
                      Jae W. Song, MD, MS
3:00-3:15    Panel Discussion

Head & Neck - 3:15-4:15 PM

Moderators: Suresh K. Mukherji, MD, MBA, FACR | Sohil H. Patel MD | Yi Li, M.D.

3:15-3:30    DCE-MRI of Head & Neck Cancers
                     Xin (Cynthia) Wu, MD
3:30-3:45    Imaging Oxygenation in Head and Neck Cancer
                     Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH

3:45-4:00     Evaluation of the Brainstem and Auditory                                 Pathways
                       Misia M. Yuhasz, MD/MHS

4:00-4:15    Panel Discussion

New This Year

Power Poster Presentations - 4:00-5:00 PM

Moderators: Christopher G. Filippi, MD |
Katherine L. Reinshagen, MD | Joshua Shimony, MD

Welcome Reception - 5:00-7:00 PM

ElDorado Hotel Cava Lounge

Monday, September 20, 2021

7:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Technical Exhibits

7:00-8:00 AM Mentor & Mingle Breakfast

fMRI Combined Session - 8:00-9:30 AM

Moderators: Haris Sair, MD |

Susie Huang, MD, PhD | Behroze Vachha, MD, PhD

8:oo-8:15     Current and Future Roles of fMRI in Epilepsy
                      Erik H. Middlebrooks, MD
8:15-8:30     fMRI in Pediatrics
                      Rupa Radhakrishnan MBBS, MS
8:30-8:45     rs-fMRI Clinical Applications & Reproducibility
                      Vince Kumar, MD
8:45-9:00     Panel Discussion
9:00-9:30     Oral Presentations

9:30-10:00 AM

Coffee Break

ASFNR Business Meeting - Members Only

Perfusion Imaging - 10:00-11:00 AM

Moderators: Kevin A. Hsu, MD |

Sachin K. Gujar, MBBS, MD | Rajan Jain, MD

10:00-10:15    Perfusion CT
                         Noriko Salamon MD
10:30-10:45    An Overview of ASL and IVIM in Stroke
                        Vivek Yedavalli, MD, MS
10:15-10:30    DSC/DCE Perfusion Imaging
                        Michael Iv, MD
10:45-11:00    Panel Discussion

Data Sharing - 11:00-12:00 PM

Moderators: Daniel Barboriak, MD |

Mai-Lan Ho, MD | Yvonne W. Lui, MD

11:00-11:15     Federated learning
                        Spyros Bakas, MD
11:15-11:30     How to use ADNI
                       Jeff Prescott, MD, PhD
11;30-11:45     ENIGMA
                        Paul Thompson, PhD
11:45-12:00    Panel Discussion

Lunch - 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Learn

 Sponsored by:

New This Year

ASFNR Pitch Session - 1:00-2:00 PM

Moderators: Greg Zaharchuk, MD, PhD, | TBA

Oral Abstracts - 2:00-2:30 PM


Fernando E. Boada, PhD | Joseph A. Maldjian, MD |

Swati Rane Levendovszky, PhD

Low field / Mid-Field/ High Field: Where is the Field Going? - 2:30-3:30 PM

Moderators: Timothy M. Shepherd, MD, PhD |

Kirk M. Welker, M.D., FASFNR | Gloria Chiang, MD

2:30-2:45        Low Field
                        Joel M. Stein, MD, PhD
2:45-3:00       Midfield: fMRI/Diffusion Denoising
                        Els Fieremans, PhD
3:00-3:15        High-Field: 7T
                        Mark S. Shiroishi, MD, MS, FASFNR
3:15-3:30       Panel Discussion

Coffee with Future Presidents - 3:30-4:00 PM

Greg Zaharchuk, MD, PhD

Haris Sair, MD

Chris Whitlow, MD, PhD

Stroke Combined - 4:00-5:30 PM
Moderators: Michele Johnson, MD | Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD|  Kambiz Nael, MD 

4:00-4:15        Ischemic Core Imaging
                        Jeremy J. Heit, MD, PhD
4:15-4:30       Collateral Flow Imaging
                        David S. Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA,                                       FANA, FSVIN, FWSO
4;30-4:45        Dual Energy Stroke Imaging
                         Rajiv Gupta, PhD, MD
4:45-5:00       Panel Discussion
5:00-5:30       Oral Presentations

Study Groups - 5:30-6:30 PM

  • DTI/Perfusion Study Group

  • BOLD Study Group

  • ASFNR/ASNR AI Study Group

  • Neuropsychiatric Imaging Study Group

Diversity Gala | 6:30-7:30 PM

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

7:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Technical Exhibits

Japan Presents - 8:00-9:00 PM

Moderators: Toshinori Hirai, MD, PhD |

Osamu Abe, MD, PhD | Takashi Yoshiura, MD, PhD

8:00-8:15      Synthetic MRI for Multiple Sclerosis
                        Akifumi Hagiwara, MD
8:15-8:30      Amide Proton Transfer Imaging for Brain
                       Osamu Togao, MD, PhD
8:30-8:45      Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping for
                       Carotid Plaque
                       Minako Azuma, MD, PhD 
8:45-9:00      Panel Discussion

Brain Tumors Combined - 9:00-10:30 AM

Moderators: Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD |

Andrei I. Holodny, MD, PhD (hon), FACR, FASFNR | 

Rivka R. Colen, MD

9:00-9:15     MRS of brain tumors
                      Alicia Meng, MD
9:15-9:30     DSC Imaging
                     Jerrold L. Boxerman, MD, PhD, FACR
9:30-9:45     PET in Brain Tumors
                      Derek R. Johnson, MD
9:45-10:00   Panel Discussion
10:00-10:30  Oral Presentations

Coffee with the Editor | 10:30-11:00 AM

Christopher G. Filippi, MD

Spine - 11:00-12:00 AM
Moderators: Mauro Hanaoka, MD |
Lubdha M. Shah, MD MS | Lawrence N. Tanenbaum MD FACR

11:00-11:15    Perfusion Applications in Spine
                       Oncologic Response
                        Majid Khan, MD
11:15-11:30     DTI Characterization of Spinal Cord Injury
                        Jason Talbott, MD, PhD
11:30-11:45    Advanced Methods for Evaluation of
                       the Osseous Spine
                       Wende Gibbs, MD 
11:45-12:00    Panel Discussion 

Lunch - 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Learn

Sponsored by:

Psychiatric Imaging - 1:00-2:00 PM

Moderators: Erin E. O'Connor, MD Jody Tanabe, MD | John-Paul J. Yu, MD, PhD

1:00-1:15        Anxiety and Alzheimer’s Disease Progression
                        Maria V. Spampinato MD
1:15-1:30        Effect of Prenatal Exposure to Substances on                         Neonatal Brain
                        Rupa Radhakrishnan MBBS, MS
1:30-1:45        Update on the ABCD Study
                       Leo Sugrue, MD, PhD
1:45-2:00       Panel Discussion

Pediatric Imaging - 2:00-3:00 PM

Moderators: Jeffrey Berman, PhD |

Tim Roberts, PhD, FASFNR | 

Arastoo Vossough, PhD, MD

2:00-2:15       Challenges of Scanning Children: Patient
                       and Technical Factors
                        Sean Deoni, PhD

2:15-2:30       Patterns and Maturation of Language fMRI
                       in Children
                       Mary Pat McAndrews, PhD, C.Psych.

2:30-2:45       Consideration of Age in Advanced Image
                       Processing and Classification
                       Minhui Ouyang, PhD

2:45-3:00       Panel Discussion

Oral Abstracts - 3:00-4:00 PM

Moderators: Michael Zeineh, MD, PhD | Ian Mark, MD

Christopher T. Whitlow, MD, PhD

4:00-4:15       Cervical Spine Fracture and Hemorrhage                               Detection
                        Ichiro Ikuta, MD, MMSc
4:15-4:30       LVO Detection and Triage
                       Robert L. Dodd, MD PhD
4:30-4:45       AI to Accelerate MRI
                       Amish Doshi, MD
4:45-5:00       Panel Discussion

AI in Real Life - 4:00-5:00 PM

Moderators: Seena Dehkharghani, MD | Jalal B. Andre, MD | Ona Wu, PhD FAHA

The Horizon - 5:00-6:00 PM

Moderators: Raag Airan MD PhD | Jennifer Soun, MD | Salil Soman, MD

5:00-5:15       Glymphatics
                        Donna R. Roberts, MD

5:15-5:30       Advances in Rapid Quantitative MRI
                       Kawin Setsompop, PhD

5:30-5:45       AI for Neuroradiologic Diagnosis
                       Andreas Rauschecker, MD PhD

5:45-6:00       Panel Discussion