European Course on Advanced Imaging Techniques in Neuroradiology

1st Cycle - 1st Module

On Clinical fMRI – Theory and Practice

Thursday 5th November, 2020

13:00 – 13:30 The BOLD effect, and beyond

13:30 – 14:00 fMRI data acquisition

14:00 – 14:30 Essentials of fMRI data pre-processing

14:30 – 15:15 Introduction to fMRI data analysis

15:50 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:30 Pitfalls and artefacts in fMRI

16:30 – 17:00 Neurovascular uncoupling: what now?

Friday 6th November , 2020

09:00 – 09:30 Setting up task-based fMRI in clinical practice

09:30 – 10:15 The motor system: task design and functional anatomy

10:15 – 10:45 The language system: functional anatomy

10:45 – 11:15 Mapping the language system with task-based Fmri

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:15 Special consideration in pediatric populations

12:15 – 12:45 The visual system: task design and functional anatomy

12:45 – 13:15 Task-based fMRI interpretation and presentation for clinical routine

13:15 – 13:45 Presurgical planning with fMRI: the Neurosurgeon's perspective

13:45 – 14:45 Lunch

14:45 – 15:30 Workshop 1: Task-based fMRI data acquisition and analysis

15:30 – 16:15 Workshop 2: Pitfalls and artefacts (case-based)

16:15 – 16:45 Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:30 Workshop 3: Reading clinical cases with the Neurosurgeon and

Neuroradiologis

17:30 - 18:15 How to set up your task/prepare your patient

Saturday 7th November, 2020

09:00 – 09:45 Resting-state versus task-based fMRI

09:45 – 10:15 Seed based analysis versus ICA for resting state fMRI

10:15 – 10:45 Resting-state fMRI: atlas based analysis

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45 fMRI in epilepsy

11:45 – 12:30 Static and dynamic functional connectivity

12:30 – 13:00 fMRI for psychiatric disease

13:00 – 13:30 fMRI in neurodegenerative disease

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 –15:15 Workshop 1: Resting state fMRI data acquisition and analysis

15:15 – 16:00 Name that network - reading resting state fMRI with experts

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 –17:15 Workshop 3: Demonstration by vendors

17:15 – 18:00 Workshop 4: Demonstration by vendors