Basic MRI Physics

Madrid (SP), 21-25 October 2019

General Information

ORGANISERS
A. Santos

LANGUAGE
The course language is English

CONTACT
Eva Rojas
ETSI Telecomunicación
E-28040 Madrid (Spain)
<erojas@die.upm.es>


CERTIFICATION
A certificate will be awarded to the successful students.
LOCATION
ETSI Telecomunicación. Avenida Complutense 30. Madrid (Spain). Building 'C', ground floor.

See map

COURSE FEES
Fees including course materials, lunches, coffee breaks and social dinner: 700 € full fee, reduced to 500 € for certified students. To qualify for the reduced fee a letter signed by the Head of Department has to be sent to Eva Rojas by email <erojas@die.upm.es>.

Special food must also be requested in advance.
Payment in Euros should be made payable to the account:

Account owner: Fundetel
Bank: Abanca (Address: Av. Reina Victoria 58. E-28003 Madrid. Spain)
IBAN: ES58 2080 5604 6430 4001 1038
SWFIT: CAGLESMMXXX
Reference: EMRI-19 [your name]

The reservation is not confirmed until the payment is received.

Deadline for payment: 30 September 2019.

 

ACCOMODATION
Some rooms have been reserved in Hotel Tirol, which is located near the city center and it is approximately 15 minutes by bus to the course location.
Hotel Tyrol is located in Marqués de Urquijo 4 (See Map), tel. (+34) 91 548 1900, fax (+34) 91 541 3958.
Bed and breakfast (buffet) is 89 € (including taxes) per night requesting “Tarifa EMRI course”.

 

ACCREDITATION

The Basic course has been officially accredited by EACCME® for 15 European CME credits (ECMEC®).

Faculty

Peter Van Schuerbeek, PhD (UZ Brussels, BE)
Stephen Nicholas, PhD (U. Dundee, UK)
Stephen Gandy, PhD (U. Dundee, UK)
Stephen Sawiak, PhD (U. Cambridge, UK)
Cristina Santa-Marta (Universidad Nacional Educación a Distancia, ES)
Maria Jesus Ledesma-Carbayo (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, ES)

Programme

Monday 21 October

9.00: Registration
10.00: Background physics and mathematics. P. Van Schuerbeek, Brussels
10.45: Basic NMR. P. Van Schuerbeek, Brussels
11.45: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
12.15: Lunch break
13.15: Imaging Encoding: P. Van Schuerbeek, Brussels
14.15: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee
15.00: Instrumentation and site-planning. R.S. Nicholas, Dundee
16.00: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
17.00:: Welcome drink

 

Tuesday 22 October

9.00: Basic Spin Echo Imaging. S. Sawiak, Cambridge
10.00: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee
10.45: Spin echo Imaging in practice. S. Sawiak, Cambridge
11.45: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
12.15: Lunch break
13.15: Relaxation times and contrast. R.S. Nicholas, Dundee
14.15: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee
16.00: Safety and Quality assessment.S. Gandy, Dundee
16.00: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
17.00: Visit to MRI facility M.J. Ledesma-Carbayo, Madrid

 

Wednesday 23 October

9.00: Basic Gradient Echo Imaging. P. Van Schuerbeek, Brussels
10.00: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee
10.45: Gradient Echo Imaging in practice. P. Van Schuerbeek, Brussels
11.45: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
12.15: Lunch break
13.15: Fast and ultra-fast imaging. C. Santa-Marta, Madrid
14.15: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee
15.00: Artifacts. S. Gandy, Dundee
16.00: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching

 

Thursday 24 October

9.00: Flow effects and angiography. C. Santa-Marta, Madrid
10.00: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee
10.45: Diffusion & perfusion. S. Sawiak, Cambridge
11.45: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
12.15: Lunch break
13.15: Cardiac imaging. S.J. Gandy, Dundee
14.15: Self Evaluation – Self Teaching
Coffee

 

Friday 25 October

9.00: MR Spectroscopy. C. Santa-Marta, Madrid
10.00: Examination and course evaluation
Coffee
11.45: Certificates and farewell


Registration

Go to the preregistration area

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