Courses

This is a list of online courses related to MRS.

Acquisition

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Conventional & Arbitrary Volume Selection Ovidiu Cristian Andronesi, M.D., Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Motion Correction & Frequency Stabilization Thomas Ernst, Ph.D., University of Hawai’I, Honolulu, HI, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Clinical MRS: Promise Potential, Power & Pitfalls Roland Kreis, Ph.D. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
How To Get Meaningful MRS Data Robin A. de Graaf, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA ISMRM 2010 Sunrise Course
Basics of MR Spectroscopy for the Practicing Clinician Jeffrey R. Alger, Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
Introduction to MRS Techniques Jeffrey R. Alger, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Historical and Clinical overview of MRS Arend Heerschap, PhD, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Basics of MRS, SVS, neurochemical profile Uzay Emir, PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
SVS spectral editing Robin de Graaf, PhD, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Artefacts and Correction (B0, B1, motion) Christoph Juchem, PhD, Columbia University, New York, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging

Hardware

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
RF Hardware Requirements Dennis W. J. Klomp, Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Magnetic Field B0 Shimming for MR Spectroscopy Applications Robin A. de Graaf, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Shimming & MRS Ivan Tkac, Ph.D. ISMRM 2010 Sunrise Course
Shimming & MRSI Hoby P. Hetherington, Ph.D. ISMRM 2010 Sunrise Course

High Field MRS

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Potentials of High-Field Spectroscopy Wolfgang Dreher, Ph.D. ISMRM 2010 Sunrise Course
High Field MRS of Human Brain Uzay E. Emir, Ph.D. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
In Vivo Neurochemical Profiling at Ultra-High Field Ivan Tkac, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
The Ingredients of a Successful MRS Study at Ultra-High-Field Ivan Tkac, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA ISMRM 2008 Morning Course
Recent Advances in High-Field MRS and Other Techniques M. Albert Thomas, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course

Spectroscopic Imaging

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Methodology of MRSI Hoby P. Hetherington, Ph.D. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
Fast MRSI Stefan Posse, Ph.D. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
Clinical MRSI Peter B. Barker, D.Phil. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
MRS & MRSI - Complementary Methods Jannie P. Wijnen, Ph.D. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
MRSI Beyond NAA Dennis W.J. Klomp, Ph.D. ISMRM 2010 Sunrise Course
Novel MR Spectroscopic Imaging Techniques: Encoding of 2D Spectral & 2D/3D Spatial Dimensions M. Albert Thomas, Ph.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Whole-Brain MRSI Andrew A. Maudsley, Ph.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Multi slice, Elliptical K-Space Sampling / K-Space Weighting, Multi-echo Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D., Radbound University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
SSFP Based Short TR MRSI: General Aspects & Applications to Slow Chemical Exchange & Gas-Phase Reactions Wolfgang Dreher, Ph.D., University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
SENSE Anke Henning, Ph.D., MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
GRAPPA & Multiband Wolfgang Bogner, Ph.D., Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Echo-Planar Spectroscopic Imaging Stefan Posse, Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Fast Spectroscopic Imaging using Non-Cartesian Trajectories Rolf F. Schulte, Ph.D., GE Global Research, Garching, Germany ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Compressed Spectroscopic Imagings Ricardo Otazo, Ph.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
SLAM & Co. Paul Arthur Bottomley, Ph.D.. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Hadamard Order RF Phase Encoding for MRSI Oded Gonen, Ph.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Comparative Evaluation of MRSI Acceleration Methods & Discussion Wolfgang Bogner, Ph.D., Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D. ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
High-speed MR Spectroscopic Imaging Stefan Posse, Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
Basics of MRSI Michal Povazan, PhD, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Accelerated MRSI and reconstruction Bernard Strasser, PhD, Martinos Centre, Boston MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging

Multinuclear MRS

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Challenges and promise of 13C and 31P MRS. Stefan Bluml, Ph.D ISMRM 2007 Course
Multi nuclear MRS/MRSI Technical Pierre-Gilles Henry, PhD, CMRR University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Multi nuclear MRS/MRSI Applications Fei Du, PhD, Harvard University, Boston, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
31P MRS / MRSI Chris Bösch, M.D., Ph.D., University Bern, Bern, Switzerland ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Practical Aspects of 13C MR Studies Graeme F. Mason, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016

Emerging MRS methods

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
DWS Itamar Ronen, PhD, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
fMRS Peter Morris, PhD, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
PET and MRS Bernard Lanz, PhD, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UKLIFMET, CIBM, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
MRS and the Physiome project: In silico models seeking in vivo numbers. Jeroen Jeneson, PhD, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Exploring Brain Intracellular Space Using Diffusion-Weighted MR Spectroscopy In Vivo Julien Valette, Ph.D.. CEA-MIRCen, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Functional 1H MRS of the Brain Silvia Mangia, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Novel Exchange-Based Methods for Spectroscopy & Imaging with Increased Sensitivity Nirbhay N. Yadav, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016

Quality Assurance

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Quality Assurance and Artifacts Roland Kreis, Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
Quality of MRS/MRSI Ivan Tkac, PhD, CMRR University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Quality Assurance Roland Kreis, Ph.D., University Bern, Bern, Switzerland ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016

Preprocessing & Spectral Fitting

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Fit for Fitting: Preprocessing Routines to Improve MRS Data Quality Jamie P. Near, Ph.D., McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Metabolite Quantification Cristina Cudalbu, Ph.D., Centre d’Imagerie Biomedicale, EPFL, Lausanne, CH ISMRM 2010 Sunrise Course
Parametric Fit Model & Basis Sets Lana G. Kaiser, Ph.D., Siemens Healthcare, Tokyo, Japan ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Baseline & Lineshape (MM & Distortions) Handling Martin Wilson, Ph.D., University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Data Processing and Interpretation Michela Tosetti, Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
1D, 2D and 3D Quantification Methods Brian J. Soher, Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
Preprocessing Jamie Near, PhD, McGill University, Montreal, Canada MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Parametric fitting Brian Soher, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Machine learning Diana Sima, PhD, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Adjusting Concentrations for Tissue Composition in Brain: Assumptions & Conundrums Charles M. Gasparovic, Ph.D., The Mind Research Network, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Reference Standards Peter B. Barker, D.Phil., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Machine Learning & Automatic Classification Strategies: Methods and MRS Applications Björn H. Menze, Ph.D., Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016

Quantification & Preprocessing software

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
MRS Simulation & Preprocessing Using the FID-A Toolkit Jamie P. Near, Ph.D. ISMRM Virtual Meetings
INSPECTOR: The New Kid on the Block Christoph Juchem, Ph.D. ISMRM Virtual Meetings
SpectrIm: A Tool for the Combined Analysis of MR Spectroscopy & Imaging Nuno Barros, M.Sc., Johannes Slotboom, Ph.D. ISMRM Virtual Meetings

Metabolites & Metabolism

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
MRS & Metabolism Mapping Caroline Rae, Ph.D. ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
Measurements of Glutamate/GABA/Glutamine Cycling in the Mouse Brain Kevin L. Behar, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
MRS - Metabolite Profiling & Metabolism Several Speakers ISMRM 2011 Sunrise Course
Cancer Biology and Metabolism of Choline Compounds Franca Podo, D.Sc. ISMRM 2009 Course

MRS: Animal models

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
MRS of Rodents at Ultra-High Fields Cristina Cudalbu, Ph.D., Centre d’Imagerie Biomedicale, EPFL, Lausanne, CH ISMRM 2012 Sunrise Course
Ultra High-Field MRS of Rodents Vladimir Mlynarik, Ph.D., D.Sc. ISMRM 2010 Course
MRS of Transgenic Mice Gulin Oz, Ph.D. ISMRM 2010 Course
MRS in Mice Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases Ivan Tkac, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Pre-clinical application Jeanine Prompers, PhD, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Multinuclear MRS in Animal Models Zaver M. Bhujwalla, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course

Clinical applications

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Cancer Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Clinical and Research Applications Several speakers ISMRM 2009 Course
Cancer Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Clinical and Research Applications Several speakers ISMRM 2008 Course
Clinical applications Petra Pouwels, PhD, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Clinical applications for Cancer Ovidiu Andronesi, PhD, Martinos Centre, Boston, USA MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Basics of MR Spectroscopy for the Practicing Clinician Jeffrey R. Alger, Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
MRS in Perinatal Asphyxia Kim M. Cecil, Ph.D ISMRM 2007 Course
MRS & fMRI in Epilepsy Surgery Francois Lazeyras, M.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
MRS in Stroke, MS and Infectious Diseases Peter B. Barker, Ph.D ISMRM 2007 Course
Surgical Planning and Follow-up of Brain Tumors Alberto Bizzi, M.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
MRS in Neurodegenerative Diseases Adam D. Waldman, M.D., Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
MRS in Psychiatric Diseases John D. Port, M.D., Ph.D. ISMRM 2007 Course
Cancer Biology and Metabolism of Choline Compounds Franca Podo, D.Sc. ISMRM 2009 Course
Evaluation of Brain Cancer with MRS Franklyn A. Howe, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Introduction to MRS Techniques Jeffry R. Alger, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
MRS in Therapy Planning and Assessment of Therapy Response Sarah J. Nelson, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Recent Advances in High-Field MRS and Other Techniques M. Albert Thomas, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Simultaneous Detection of Alpha- & Beta-Glucose Using 1H MRS at 7 Tesla Lana G. Kaiser, Ph.D., Siemens Healthcare, Tokyo, Japan ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Elucidation of the Downfield Spectrum of Human Brain at 7 T & at 9.4 T Nicole Fichtner, M.Sc., University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016

MRS outside the brain

Title Speaker ISMRM Conference/Workshop
Technical challenges of body MRS Martin Meyerspeer, PhD, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Cardiac MRS Ladislav Valkovic, PhD, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Muscle and Liver Martin Krssak, PhD, MedUni Vienna, Vienna, Austria MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Breast and Prostate Tom Scheenen, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands MRS Workshop 2018 on Metabolic Imaging
Evaluation of Prostate Cancer with MRS Tom W.J. Scheenen, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Evaluation of Breast Cancer with MRS N. R. Jagannathan, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
MRS in the Study of Lipid Metabolism Chris Boesch, M.D., Ph.D ISMRM 2009 Course
Evaluation of Tissue Samples by MRS Ingrid S. Gribbestad, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Metabolic Biomarkers in Cancer Cell Models Sabrina M. Ronen, Ph.D. ISMRM 2009 Course
Metabolomics of Cancer by MRS John R. Griffiths, D. Phil. ISMRM 2009 Course
Prostate MRS Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D., Radbound University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016
Cardiac MRS Sebastian Kozerke, Ph.D., University and ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland ISMRM Workshop on MRS: From Current Best Practice to Latest Frontiers, 2016

Video Lectures

ISMRM Online MRS Education Program.

Robin de Graaf’s YouTube channel

Rolf Gruetters’s YouTube channel