NIAC is pleased to welcome Joshua Shimony, M.D., Ph.D., from the Neuroimaging Lab (NIL) at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Shimony will be delivering a five-part summer lecture series on Friday afternoons from 1:30 to 2:30.
“MRI for Beginners: MRI Physics, Part I”
The opening lecture in this series covers the components of a MRI scanner, the mechanism for signal generation, T1 and T2 contrast, and spin echo.
Reference website: fMRI for Newbies (from Jody Culham, University of Western Ontario)
MRI Reading List
|MRI from Picture to Proton||McRobbie|
|MRI: The Basics||Hasheri|
|Q&A in MRI||Elster|
|Medical imaging signals and systems (more advanced)||JL Prince and J Links|
|fMRI for Newbies (website)||Culham|
A note on location: These lectures will be held at the Scarpellino Auditorium in the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. (Click here for a map.)