The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Neuroimaging IS A TEAM SPORT

The Promise of Multimodal Imaging and Cross-Institutional Collaborations

Program

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast (No charge, although registration is required)

INTRODUCTION

8 a.m.

Introductory Comments
Daniel K. Podolsky, MD, President, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Richard C. Benson, PhD, President, The University of Texas at Dallas

SESSION I. COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT WORK

Session Chair: Rathan Subramaniam, MD, PhD, Conference Organizer

8:20 a.m.

Effects of Marijuana Use on Brain Structure and Function
Speaker: Francesca Filbey, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas
Partner: Bryon Adinoff, MD, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

8:35 a.m.

Intracranial Recordings from the Hippocampus: A Collaboration of Neurosurgery
and Cognitive Neuroscience

Speaker: Bradley Lega, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Partner: Michael Rugg, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas

8:50 a.m.

Hippocampal Function and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Speaker: Michael Rugg, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas
Partner: C. Munro Cullum, PhD, Department of Psychology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

9:05 a.m.

Reclassifying Diagnostic Categories of Mental Illness: Neuroimaging
and Data Driven Approaches

Speaker: Elena Ivleva, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Partner: Michael Rugg, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas

9:20 a.m.

New Approaches to Brain Stimulation for Clinical Purposes
Speaker: John Hart Jr., MD, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics,
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center & School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas

9:35 a.m.

Multiple Sclerosis and Cognition
Speaker: Bart Rypma, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas
Partner: Darin Okuda, MD, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

9:50 a.m.

Deep Learning Approaches to Large Data Sets
Speaker: Albert Montillo, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Partner: Denise Park, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas

10:05 a.m.

Large-Scale Brain Network Dysfunction as a Biomarker of Depression Sub-Types
Speaker: Gagan Wig, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas
Partner: Madhukar Trivedi, MD, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

10:20 a.m.

Break

SESSION II. AMYLOID AND TAU IMAGING

Session Chair: Joseph Maldjian, MD, Conference Organizer

10:30 a.m.

Tau PET and Alzheimer’s Disease: Possible Promise and Pitfalls
Speaker: Marc Diamond, MD, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

11 a.m.

What is “Normal” Cognitive Aging and What Does Amyloid and Tau Imaging Tell Us About It?
Speaker: Denise Park, PhD, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas

11:30 a.m.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Amyloid, Tau and Models of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: Urgent Questions
for Future Research

Speaker: Clifford R. Jack, Jr., MD, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic

12:30 p.m.

Lunch (No charge, although registration is required)


SESSION III. RESOURCES FOR THE IMAGING COMMUNITY

Session Chair: Denise Park, PhD, Conference Organizer

1:30 p.m.

The NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Speaker: Marc Diamond, MD, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

1:40 p.m.

Imaging Resources Available at the Advanced Imaging Research Center
Speaker: A. Dean Sherry, PhD, Advanced Imaging Research Center, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center & Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Dallas

1:50 p.m.

The Cyclotron and Molecular Neuroimaging Resources
Speaker: Rathan Subramaniam, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2 p.m.

Bioengineering: A Collaborative Model
Speaker: Robert Rennaker, PhD, Department of Bioengineering, The University of Texas at Dallas

2:10 p.m.

Bioinformatics Initiative at TThe University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Speaker: Gaudenz Danuser, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2:20 p.m.

The Center for Vital Longevity
Speaker: Michael Rugg, PhD, Center for Vital Longevity, The University of Texas at Dallas

2:30 p.m.

The ANSIR Lab: Developing Big Data Image Analysis Pipelines
Speaker: Joseph Maldjian, MD, Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2:40 p.m.

The Psychiatry Clinical Research Infrastructure
Speaker: Carol Tamminga, MD, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2:50 p.m.

The Dallas Lifespan Study Data Repository
Speaker: Denise Park, PhD, Center for Vital Longevity, The University of Texas at Dallas

CLOSING REMARKS

3 p.m.

Looking to the Future
Bryan Wildenthal, PhD, Executive Vice President, The University of Texas at Dallas
Christopher Madden, MD, Executive Clinical Director, Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

3:30 p.m.

Wine and Cheese Reception on the 14th floor of the Pickens Building, ND14

Sponsors

The Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas at Dallas