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New Image Analysis Approaches in Alzheimer’s Disease with Focus on Spatial Features


Sepideh Shokouhi, PhD


Assistant Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences

Institute of Imaging Science

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


Refreshments will be served at 3:45 pm


All are welcome to attend




Amyloid and tau imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) plays a significant role in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and the evaluation of therapeutic interventions. New PET image analysis techniques developed in my lab, utilize topographic features and spatial characteristics of radiotracer uptake to provide new perspectives on pathological (accumulation and clearance) and metabolic changes in the brain. These techniques use static PET scans without requiring intensity normalization and are therefore also relevant to several other conditions such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) where the reference region uptake is affected by the injury/disorder.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Belfer Research Building, Room 1501 (15th floor)
413 East 69th St., New York, NY 10021

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