”From preclinical research to clinical implementation”

16 November

09:00-10:00 Coffee and registration
10:00-11:30 Opening session
10:00-10:05 Welcome. Associate professor Anne Catrine Martinsen, Oslo University Hospital
10:05-10:25 Medical imaging – roles in research and innovation. Scientific director MedIm, Professor Olav Haraldseth, NTNU.
10:25-10:45 The ethics of priority setting in healthcare. Post doc Morten Magelssen, University of Oslo
10:45-11:05 ”Pakkeforløp i kreftbehandlingen” - how does this affect medical imaging? Professor Kjell Magne Tveit, Norwegian Directorate of Health
11:05-11:25 The role of imaging in proton therapy. Dr. Scient. Odd Harald Odland, Haukeland University Hospital
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-14:30 Session I: Cardiology
12:30-13:00 Diagnostic imaging in modern cardiology. Dr. med. Stig Urheim, Oslo University Hospital
13:00-13:30 Cardiac MRI in preclinical research. Professor Jürgen Schneider, University of Oxford


5 PhD students:

Renal sympathetic denervation improves aortic pulse wave velocity and distensibility; a CMR study. Tommy Hammer, NTNU

Phantom Study into Optimization of Ultrasound Measurements of Ventricular Strain in Infants. Umael Khan, University of Bergen

Local Na+ concentration controls mitochondrial ROS production and subsequent CaMKII activation responsible for delayed afterdpolarisations in CPVT1. Ravinea Manotheepan, University of Oslo

Imaging and treatment of the blood clot. Results from the NOR-SASS study. Aliona Nacu, University of Bergen

Mobile 3D augmented reality system for ultrasound applications. Cameron Palmer, NTNU

14:30-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-15:30 Speed poster presentations
15:30-16:30 Poster session
16:30-18:00 Session II: Emergency medicine and Forensic medicine
16:30-16:45 Virtual autopsy. Professor Torleiv Rognum, Division of Forensic Sciences, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
16:50-17:05 Hyperspectral imaging of bruised skin. Professor Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg, NTNU
17:05-17:20 Seeing fossils inside rocks - paleontological X-ray microtomography. Associate Professor Øyvind Hammer, University of Oslo


3 PhD-students:

Hyperspectral imaging and classification of burn wounds - preclinical study. Lukasz Paluchowski, NTNU

Mixing CT images. David Völgyes, Gjøvik University College

Compounded plane wave imaging and the coherence factor. Ole Marius Hoel Rindal, University of Oslo

18:15-19:00 “Vorspiel” lecture: Do researchers have a responsibility to bring results to community?  Professor Jørn Hurum, University of Oslo
19:30 Dinner at the hotel


17 November

08:30-10:30 Session III: Neuroimaging
08:30-09:00 Non-invasive brain perfusion imaging by arterial spin labeling MRI. Associate professor Matthias van Osch, Leiden University Medical Center
09:00-09:30 Correlative light/electron microscopy and electron microscopy in the study of intracellular membrane dynamics. Professor Andreas Brech, Oslo University Hospital


5 PhD-students

Early prognostic metabolite changes after melatonin treatment in neonatal rats with hypoxic-ischemic brain injury studied by in-vivo 1H MR spectroscopy. Hester Rijkje Berger, NTNU

Vessel Size Dependent Correction in Susceptibility-based MRI. Ingrid Digernes, Oslo University Hospital

Restoring emotion regulation networks in depression vulnerability: An experimental study applying an Attention Bias Modification procedure. Eva Hilland Gullesen, University of Oslo

Very low birth weight and preterm birth: Impacts on subcortical volumes and white matter tracts by middle childhood. Kam Sripada, NTNU

Quantitative comparison of PET/MR and PET/CT for imaging of lymphoma patients. Silje Kjærnes Olsen, NTNU

10:30-11:30 Poster session
11:30-12:45 Lunch and check-out
12:45-15:30 Session IV: Oncology
12:45-13:15 Oslo CoMet study: Multidisciplinary research. Dr. med. Åsmund Avdem Fretland, Oslo University Hospital
13:15-13:45 Elastography. Professor Sverre Holm, University of Oslo
13:45-14:15 Intraoperative image guidance with 3D ultrasound in brain surgery. Research Manager Tormod Selbekk, SINTEF
14:15-14:30 Coffee break


5 PhD students

The OxyTarget study – Functional MRI of Hypoxia-Mediated Rectal Cancer Aggressiveness. Sebastian Meltzer, Akershus University Hospital

Multi-echo dynamic MRI for simultaneous acquisition of T1-weighted and R2* contrast kinetics in rectal cancer. Endre Grøvik, Oslo University Hospital

Correlation between T2W-MR Image Texture Entropy and Pathophysiological Measures in Prostate Cancer. Gabriel Nketiah, NTNU

Ultrasound-mediated drug delivery of multifunctional nanoparticles to tumors. Sofie Snipstad, NTNU

Nanoparticle accumulation and vascular characteristics studied in five different human tumor xenografts. Einar Sulheim, NTNU

15:30-16:00 Closing remarks and awards