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Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI of tumors: From transfer constant to vessel permeability

发布日期:2015-05-15 13:29:19      浏览次数:

Time: May 15th, 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM.

Location: CBIR meeting room 104

Speaker: Ho-Ling Liu

Host: Hua Guo


Speaker Introduction:

Ho-Ling Anthony Liu, PhD, Professor

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Research Interests:

The focus of my research is to develop and optimize advanced MR neuroimaging methods for improving diagnosis, treatment planning and evaluation of early treatment response of tumors. Two specific directions are:

Quantitative MRI for characterizing tumor microenvironment: this includes the quantitation of dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC), dynamic contrast enhanced (DCE) and arterial spin labeling (ASL) MRI for characterizing tumor angiogenesis, and the characterization of microvascular properties such as vessel caliber and vessel reactivity using MRI methods.

Advanced MRI for pre-surgical planning and intra-operative evaluation: this includes advanced functional MRI acquisition/processing strategy and the study of neurovascular coupling of brain activation adjacent to tumors for pre-surgical planning, and the incorporation of functional/physiological imaging for the intra-operative evaluation.

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