Dr. Marty Pagel introduces the CEST MRI technique, demonstrates a basic experiment, and explains why measuring protein, acid, and metabolite content can be so beneficial in applications of brain ischemia and cancer.
Key Topics Include:
- Introduction to CEST MRI for assessing disease parameters in brain cancer and ischemia
- How CEST compliments Bruker’s MRI/PET instruments
- Assessing tumor metabolism using CEST
- Bruker BioSpin’s new CEST method now available in ParaVision 360
- The upcoming CEST 2020 and CEST 2021 meetings, where more can be learned about this product and CEST MRI applications
Departments of Cancer Systems Imaging and Imaging Physics
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Marty Pagel has focused on molecular imaging research during the last 20 years in industry and academia. He is a Professor in the Departments of Cancer Systems Imaging and Imaging Physics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. In addition, Dr. Pagel has held leadership positions in professional societies, funding agencies, and scientific journals that focus on molecular imaging. Dr. Pagel’s current research focuses on photoacoustic imaging, CEST MRI, DCE MRI, and PET/MRI, for studies with mouse models of cancer and for clinical trials with cancer patients.
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