Upcoming Events

We have many opportunities to connect with the Hyperpolarized MRI Technology Resource Center in research, collaboration, and training. Please see below for a list of our Upcoming Events.

Missed an Event? Check out our "Events by Category" Section for Agendas, Recordings and Meeting Notes (If Available).  EventS BY category 

 

International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Series


Date: November TBD
Description: The HMTRC Center welcomes you to join our International Seminar series on recent advances in HP MRI. This event is open to the public and will be hosted virtually.

Sign-up for updates on the 
HP c-13 Seminar series HERE

 

Next Seminar: November

Day & Time: TBD

International SPINlab Users Web Conference

Date/Time: Thursdays 8:30am PST, bi-monthly
Web Conference

Description:  The International SPINlab Users Web conference is a bi-monthly meeting with researchers focusing on utilizing the GE polarizer for HP C-13 pre-clinical and translational research studies. If you are interested in joining the meetings, please contact [email protected]. 
 

HMTRC 2022Workshop

Save-the-Date: March 17-18th, 2022
Workshop

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Description: The March 2022 Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 MRI Technology Development Workshop includes lectures, hands-on training and discussions on dissolution DNP methodology, polarizer instrumentation, MR Sequence and Acquisitions, Pre-clinical HP Chemistry Preps, Human HP Investigational Dose Formulation & Production, Clinical Translation Methods, Clinical Trial Support, and Analysis & Display Software.

 

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 Events by Category

Past events are grouped by category. Click on the box below to view agendas, recordings and/or notes that may have been recorded (if any)

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Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

HMTRC 2022 Workshop

Save-the-Date: March 17-18th, 2022
Workshop

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Description: The March 2022 Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 MRI Technology Development Workshop includes lectures, hands-on training and discussions on dissolution DNP methodology, polarizer instrumentation, MR Sequence and Acquisitions, Pre-clinical HP Chemistry Preps, Human HP Investigational Dose Formulation & Production, Clinical Translation Methods, Clinical Trial Support, and Analysis & Display Software.


2020 Workshops - Recordings & Brochures

Date/Time: March 5th & 6th, 2020 
Description:  The March 2020 Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 MRI Technology Development Workshop includes lectures, hands-on training and discussions on dissolution DNP methodology, polarizer instrumentation, MR Sequence and Acquisitions, Chemistry & Production Preps, Clinical Translation, and Analysis & Display Software.  Registration is now closed.  Recordings of the workshop can be found in the link below:

2020 Workshop - Recordings & Brochures 


Past Workshops 

 

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International SPINlab Web Conference

International SPINlab Users Web Conference

Date/Time: Thursdays 8:30am PST, bi-monthly
Web Conference

Description:  The International SPINlab Users Web conference is a bi-monthly meeting with researchers focusing on utilizing the GE polarizer for HP C-13 pre-clinical and translational research studies. If you are interested in joining the meetings, please contact [email protected]. 
 

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Seminars

Upcoming Seminars:

International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Series

Date: November, TBD
Description: The HMTRC Center welcomes you to join our International Seminar series on recent advances in HP MRI. This event is open to the public and will be hosted virtually.

Sign-up for updates on the 
HP c-13 Seminar series HERE

 

Next Seminar: November

Day & Time: TBD

 


2021 Seminars

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Presentations
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Andrew Riselli, PharmD, RPh, HP Research Pharmacist, UCSF

Presentations on September 28th, 2021 included "Considerations for Translation of Hyperpolarized [1-13C]pyruvate to Clinical Use" by Dr. Christoffer Laustsen, PhD,
Professor and Research Director at The MR Research Centre at Aarhus University Department of Clinical Medicine 
and "Assessing Response to Therapy in Patients with Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer" by Dr. James Bankson, PhD, Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

       


Date/Time: Thursday, July 15th, 2021
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Presentations
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Peder Larson PhD, Associate Professor, UCSF

Presentations on July 15th 2021 included "Imaging metabolic impairment in neurological disorders using HP 13C" By Dr. Myriam Chaumeil, PhD Associate Professor of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, from University of California San Francisco, Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging and "Recent methodological developments in dDNP from the Ardenkjær-Larsen Lab" by Dr. Jan Henrik Ardenkjaer-Larsen, PhD, Professor, Head of section for MRI, from Technical University of Denmark Department of Health Technology MRI

       


Date/Time: Thursday, June 29th, 2021
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Presentations
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Renuka Sriram PhD, Assistant Professor, UCSF

Presentations on June 29th 2021 included "Imaging of the tumor microenvironment and pH using hyperpolarized 13C" By Dr. Robert Flavell, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Chief, Molecular Imaging & Therapeutics from UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
 and "Imaging treatment 
response with clinical hyperpolarized 13C-MRI" By Dr. Ferdia Gallagher, MD, PhD, Professor of Translational Imaging from University of Cambridge Department of Radiology

       


Date/Time: Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Presentations
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Jeremy Gordon, PhD, Assistant Professor, UCSF

Presentations on April 22nd, 2021 included "Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 in Diffuse Liver Disease" By Dr. Michael Ohliger, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Abdominal & Liver Radiologist, HP Radiologist Leadership Committee Member from UCSF and "New Coils, Sequences, and Probes for Preclinical Hyperpolarized MRI" By Dr. Cornelius von Morze, PhD, Assistant Professor of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. 

       

 


Date/Time: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Presentations
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Dan Vignernon, HMTRC Director, UCSF

Presentations on February 23rd, 2021 included "Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 Studies in Brain Tumors at UCSF" By Dr. Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in Neuroradiology, HP Radiologist Leadership Committee from 
UCSF and "Hyperpolarized MRI Research at UT Southwestern" By Dr. Craig Malloy, MD, Richard A. Lange Chair in Cardiology, Professor & Medical Director of the Advanced Imaging Research Center from UT Southwestern Medical Center.

       


Date/Time: Thursday, January 28th, 2021
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Preclinical Presentations
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. John Kurhanewicz PhD, Professor, UCSF

Presentations on January 28th 2021 included "Hyperpolarized 13C Metabolic Biomarkers of Castrate Resistant and Metastatic Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer" By Dr. Renuka Sriram PhD, Associate Researcher, UCSF and "Hyperpolarized Dihydroxyacetone is a Sensitive Detector of Hepatic Glucose Metabolism" By Dr. Matthew Merritt PhD, Associate Professor U. of Florida. 

          

 


Past Seminars:

The center faculty, researchers and staff host and participate routinely in a variety of seminars to share recent HP MRI technology & findings. Below you will find a sample of some of the seminars our members have participated in.

2020 Seminars

Date/Time: Thursday, December 17th, 2020
Title: International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Series Kick-off
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Dan Vignernon, HMTRC Director, UCSF

On November 19th, 2020 the Center hosted our International HP C-13 MRI Seminar Series Kick-off. Click to watch the presentations below:

       

 


Date/Time: Thursday, November 19th, 2020 
Title: UCSF's Mini-Symposium on Denoising
Details: Virtual Meeting, Hosted by: Dr. Jeremy Gordon & Dr. Peder Larson

On November 19th, 2020 the Center hosted a virtual mini-symposium that discussed noise reduction techniques for hyperpolarized MRI. This forum showcased several techniques in development and discussed their merit. View the agenda below. For more information about presentations or resources email [email protected].

Introductory Remarks with Dr. Jeremy Gordon, Assistant Professor & TR&D1 leader

Overview of Denoising in MRI with Dr. Nicholas Dwork, Postdoctoral Scholar

Denoising and Fitting for in-vivo Spectroscopy with Dr. Donghyun Hong, Postdoctoral Scholar 

Higher Order SVD Denoising on Patients with Glioma with Dr. Sana Vaziri, Postdoctoral Scholar

Denoising with Patch-based Higher Order Singular Value Decomposition in the Brain 
with Dr. Yaewon Kim, Postdoctoral Scholar

Tensor Signal Enhancement and Optimal Multi-channel Receiver Combination 
with Dr. Hsin-Yu Chen, Postdoctoral Scholar

Denoising, B1 Correction, and Kinetic Modeling on Patients with Liver Tumors 
with Philip Lee, Graduate Student

Discussion & Closing Remarks Moderated with Dr. Peder Larson, Associate Professor & TR&D3 leader
& with Dr. Nicholas Dwork, Postdoctoral Scholar

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Other Events

2019-2011 Other Events

Date/Time: Monday, June 26, 2017, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Event: Exit Seminar 
Title: Development & Translation of 3D Dynamic Hyperpolarized 13C MR Metabolic and Perfusion Imaging From Mice to Patients
Speaker: Dr. Hsin-Yu Chen, Bioengineering Graduate Group
Details: Mission Bay, Byers Hall 212  Hosted by: Dr. Dan Vigneron, PhD


Date/Time: Monday, December 12, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event: Exit Seminar
Title: Rapid & Robust Non-Cartesian Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods
Speaker: WenWen Jiang, Graduate Student
Details: Mission Bay, Genentech Hall N-114/Winsley Room Hosted by: Drs. Peder Larson (UCSF) & Michael "Miki" Lustig (UC Berkeley)


Date/Time: Thursday, February 23, 2012; 4:30pm
Publications Featured: 1) Lau AZ, Chen AP, Hurd RE, Cunningham CH. Spectral-spatial excitation for rapid imaging of DNP compounds. NMR in Biomedicine. 2011. doi:10.1002/nbm.1743 2) Mansson S, Petersson JS, Scheffler K. Fast metabolite mapping in the pig heart after injection of hyperpolarized (13)C-pyruvate with low-flip angle balanced steady-state free precession imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2012. doi:10.1002/mrm.24183 3) Wiesinger F, Weidl E, Menzel MI, Janich MA, Khegai O, Glaser SJ, Haase A, et al. IDEAL spiral CSI for dynamic metabolic MRI imaging of hyperpolarized [1-(13)C]pyruvate. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2011. doi.10.1002/mrm.23212 
Details: Mission Bay, Byers Hall 209


Date/Time: Thursday, January 19, 2012; 4:30pm
Publications Featured: Witney TH, Kettunen MI, Brindle KM. Kinetic Modeling of Hyperpolarized 13C Label Exchange between Pyruvate and Lactate in Tumor Cells. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2011; 286(28): 24572-24580. 
Details: Mission Bay, Byers Hall 209

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