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Optimizing fMRI Approaches to Adolescent Mental Disorders » Meeting Agenda

Rockville, Maryland

Time Event
Day 1
8:30–9:00 Light refreshments
9:00–9:15 Welcome
Richard Nakamura, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NIMH
9:15–9:30 Introduction to workshop
Judith Rumsey, Ph.D. · Kathleen Anderson, Ph.D.
9:30–9:50 Conceptual challenges in fMRI research on adolescent disorders
Bradley Peterson, M.D.
9:50–10:10 Discussion
10:10–11:50 Key paradigms and approaches
10:10–10:30 Adolescence as a stage of development
Beatriz Luna, Ph.D.
10:30–10:50 Cognitive control
Silvia Bunge, Ph.D.
10:50–11:10 Discussion
11:10–11:30 Break
11:30–11:50 Emotion regulation
Ian Gotlib
11:50–12:30 Discussion
12:30–1:30 Lunch
1:30–3:00 Dependent fMRI measures
1:30–1:50 Temporal and spatial patterns of activation across development
Madison Berl, Ph.D.
1:50–2:00 Stability/reliability of fMRI activations
Paul Whalen, Ph.D.
2:00–2:20 Longitudinal designs
Thomas Johnstone, Ph.D.
2:20–3:00 Discussion
3:00–3:20 Break
3:20–5:00 Individual variability and longitudinal designs
3:20–3:40 Individual differences in fMRI activation patterns
Jeremy Gray, Ph.D.
3:40–4:00 Individual variability in disorders
George Bush, M.D., M.M.Sc.
4:00–4:20 Arterial spin labeling (ASL)
John Detre, M.D.
4:20–5:00 Discussion
6:30 Group dinner
Day 2
8:30–9:00 Light refreshments
9:00–12:00 Technological challenges and integration with emerging imaging modalities
9:00–9:25 Calibration strategies to improve data comparability
Jessica Turner, Ph.D.
9:25–9:50 Discussion
9:50–10:25 Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)
Dae-Shik Kim, Ph.D.
10:25–10:50 Discussion
10:50–11:15 Spectroscopy (MRS/MRSI)
Douglas Rothman, Ph.D.
11:15–12:00 Discussion
12:00–1:00 Working lunch
1:00–3:00 Discussion with final summary