Erasmus 2011

September 12-16, 2011

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge

A co-operation of VUB Brussels (B), K.U. Leuven (B), Université de Besançon (F), Université de Rennes (F), Universidad Politecnica Madrid (E), University of Cambridge (UK), University of Dundee (UK)

Sponsored by Bayer/Schering

 

Module Co-ordinators T.A.Carpenter (Cambridge, local coordinator), T.A. Carpenter (Cambridge), J.D. de Certaines (Rennes), R.A. Lerski (Dundee), R. Luypaert (Brussels), P. Van Hecke (Leuven)

Course Description

This one week module is part of the ERASMUS Course on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). It aims at providing the diagnostic imaging professional with a sound understanding of the basic physical principles underlying MRI. No previous knowledge of MR principles is assumed. The course format includes formal lectures and computer aided teaching, self-evaluation and self-teaching sessions.

Course Language

 

The official course language is English.

 

Certificates

 

A certificate will be awarded to the successful students.

 

Course Location

 

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge UK.

 

Accommodation

 

Accommodation has been arranged in the College. All room are single en-suite rooms. This is available from 6pm on Sunday 11th September until Friday 16th September at 10 am.

 

Registration

 

Book your place for the course on-line at:  https://sales.admin.cam.ac.uk/events/login.asp?Eventid=246

 

Course Description

 

Fee including course materials, accommodation (check-in 12th – check-out 16th), breakfast,  lunch, coffee breaks and gala dinner: £915 full fee, reduced to £550 for certified students. Additionally accommodation for the 11th September is available at £65.50.

Special dietary requirements must be requested in advance.

Payment in Pounds sterling may be made  by credit card on-line here

Note that only a restricted number of participants (25) can be accepted.

 

Course Programme

 

Monday, September 12
9.00 Registration
9.30 Welcome(Prof. David J. Lomas, Cambridge)
9.45 Background physics and mathematics (B. Mueller-Bierl, Brussels)
10.45 Coffee
11.00 Basic NMR (B. Mueller-Bierl, Brussels)
12.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching
13.00 Lunch break/Coffee
14.00 Imaging encoding(B. Mueller-Bierl, Brussels)
15.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
16.00 Instrumentation and site-planning(R.A. Lerski, Dundee)
17.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching
18.00 Welcome drink

 

Tuesday, September 13
9.00 Basic SE imaging (S. Sawiak, Cambridge)
10.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
11.00 SE imaging in practice (S. Sawiak, Cambridge)
12.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching
13.00 Lunch break/Coffee
14.00 Relaxation times and contrast agents (R.A. Lerski, Dundee)
15.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
16.00 Safety and quality assessment(R.A. Lerski, Dundee)
17.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching

 

Wednesday, September 14
9.00 Basic GE imaging (B. Mueller-Bierl, Brussels)
10.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
11.00 GE imaging in practice (B. Mueller-Bierl, Brussels)
12.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching
13.00 Lunch break/Coffee
14.00 Fast and ultra-fast imaging (S. Sawiak, Cambridge)
15.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
16:00 Diffusion and perfusion (S. Sawiak, Cambridge)
15.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee

 

Thursday, September 15
9.00 Flow effects and angiography(M. Graves, Cambridge)
10.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
11.00 Artefacts(M. Mada, Cambridge)
12.00 Self-evaluationSelf-teaching
13.00 Lunch break/Coffee
14.00 MRS(A. Sleigh, Cambridge)
15.00 Self-evaluation Self-teaching/Coffee
16.00
19.30 Gala Dinner

 

Friday, September 16
9.00 Examination and course evaluation
10.00 fMRI (G. Williams, Cambridge)
11.00 Certificates and farewell

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