20 November 2012, Melbourne Brain Centre, Parkville, Victoria
The focus of the meeting was on the interface between clinical practice and clinical research interface.
Download the Final Program (PDF, 1.7MB)
The first session highlighted current clinical research capacity and capability of each of the VBIC Nodes – located at Austin, Clayton, Hawthorn and Parkville/Werribee – as well as an update from the VBIC Business Manager (PDF, 2.4MB).
- Concurrent EEG and TMS capabilites at Monash Biomedical Imaging – Bryan Paton (Monash University) (PDF, 1.6MB)
- Advanced imaging at high field: EEG fMRI and DWI – Shawna Farquharson (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health)
- New challenges in multimodal imaging: MEG and MRI – Susan Rossell (Swinburne University of Technology) (PDF, 2.6MB)
- PET-CT capability to advance brain research – Rob Williams (The University of Melbourne) (PDF, 2.7MB)
The second part of the meeting covered current activities in clinical research at major Victorian hospitals.
- Facilities, opportunity and determination – 3 factors that have made Melbourne a world leader in imaging research in neurodegenerative disease – Chris Rowe (Austin Health) (PDF, 3.9MB)
- Research Imaging at the RCH/MCRI – Marc Seal (The Royal Children’s Hospital) (PDF, 3.8MB)
- Future directions of clinical imaging in medicine – Richard Zwar (Austin Health)(PDF, 2.5MB)
- Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) – Ken Thomson (Alfred Hospital) (PDF, 6.9MB)
- Clinical Imaging Research in Victoria’s South-East – Nick Ferris (Southern Health/Monash University) (PDF, 0.8MB)