eBRAIN Courses

EPIDEM2019 – Introduction to Multimodal Neuroimaging


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Spring 2020
  • Fridays, 11:00-1:10
  • January 10th, 2020 – April 17th, 2020
  • A215 Crabtree, Pitt Public Health
  • 2 Credits
  • Course co-directors:
Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH
Office: 5139 Public Health, GSPH
Phone: 412-383-1294
Email: car2350@pitt.edu
Office hours: by appointment
Theodore Huppert, PhD
Office 200 Lothrop St, PUH 8th flr
Phone: (412) 726-8459
Email: huppert1@pitt.edu
Office hours: by appointment

 

EPIDEM2019 Syllabus – Spring 2020

Introduction to Multimodal Neuroimaging View the EPIDEM2019 Syllabus for the Spring 2020 semester.

1/10 – Introduction, Basics of MRI I

Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH, Theodore Huppert, PhD   Introduction, Basics of MRI I & II Overview of physics, MRI hardware and software. Anatomical localization via use of atlases (e.g,Talairach, MNI) […]

1/17 – Basics of MRI II

Theodore Huppert, PhD   Basics of MRI I & II Overview of physics, MRI hardware and software. Anatomical localization via use of atlases (e.g,Talairach, MNI) will be covered. Safety issues […]

1/24 – Structure I (T₁, T₂, ultra-high field)

Howard J Aizenstein, MD, PhD Psychiatry, Pitt, CNBC Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory haizenstein@gmail.com   Structure I (T₁, T₂, ultra-high field) The basics of MRI will be covered, including T₁, […]

1/31 – Principles of BOLD response and functional connectivity

Theodore Huppert, PhD   Principles of BOLD response and functional connectivity The lecture will cover the basic principles of the hemodynamic response, with implications to quantify resting state connectivity. Arterial […]

2/7 – Functional MRI (fMRI) task-related

Kirk Erickson, PhD Psychology, Pitt, CNBC Director, Brain Aging & Cognitive Health Lab kiericks@pitt.edu   Functional MRI (fMRI) task-related The lecture will cover the nature of BOLD response, optimizing pulse […]

2/14 – Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Charles Laymon, PhD Physicist and Assistant Professor of Radiology laymoncm@upmc.edu   Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Overview of physical principles, PET instrumentation, data acquisition, quantitative corrections (e.g. scatter, attenuation), and image […]

2/21 – Structure II (Diffusion weighted imaging to measure connectivity)

Fang-Cheng (Frank) Yeh, MD, PhD Neurological Surgery Director, Fiber Tractography Lab frank.yeh@pitt.edu   Structure II (Diffusion weighted imaging to measure connectivity) The lecture will cover the principles of diffusion-weighting, DTI, […]

2/28 – MEG and EEG

Avniel Singh Ghuman, PhD Director, MEG Research Lab asg50@pitt.edu   MEG and EEG Magnetoencephalography for brain electrophysiology and imaging A Comprehensive Review of Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Studies for Brain Functionality in […]

3/6 – Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)

Theodore Huppert, PhD 1st draft of the poster due today Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) Principles of data acquisition and interpretation of continuous wave, frequency domain, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy forms […]

3/20 – Topics Revisions, Chalk Talk

Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH, Theodore Huppert, PhD   Topics’ Revisions, Chalk Talk Return your critique of your peers’ posters (each person reviews 2 posters) (each group will receive reviews from […]

3/27 – Chalk Talk

Finnegan Calabro, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Bioengineering Co-Director, Neurocognitive Development Lab fjc20@pitt.edu   Chalk Talk

4/3 – Chalk Talk

Ann D. Cohen, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry ADRC Imaging Core Director cohenad@upmc.edu   Chalk Talk Association of Amyloid and Tau With Cognition in Preclinical Alzheimer Disease A Longitudinal Study

4/10 – Chalk Talk

Cecile D Ladouceur, PhD Director, Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab ladouceurcd@upmc.edu   Chalk Talk

4/17 – Poster Presentation Retreat

students, instructors   Poster Presentation Retreat

Summer 2019

  • Mondays & Thursdays, 9:00-11:25
  • May 13th 2019 – June 22nd, 2019
  • A216 Crabtree, Pitt Public Health
  • 2 Credits, Summer course 6-week I, 5 hrs/wk
  • Course co-directors:
Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH
Office: 5139 Public Health, GSPH
Phone: 412-383-1294
Email: car2350@pitt.edu
Office hours: by appointment
Theodore Huppert, PhD
Office 200 Lothrop St, PUH 8th flr
Phone: (412) 726-8459
Email: huppert1@pitt.edu
Office hours: by appointment

EPIDEM2019 Syllabus – Summer 2019

Introduction to Multimodal Neuroimaging, Summer 2019, Monday and Thursdays 9:00-11:25, May 13th – June 22nd, 2019, GSPH, Room A216 – Crabtree, Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH EPIDEM 2019 Syllabus – Summer […]

Lecture 1: Introduction to MRI

Introduction to MRI, Ted Huppert, PhD, Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH EPIDEM 2019 Lecture 1

Lecture 2: Introduction to Multimodal Neuroimaging

Introduction to Multimodal Neuroimaging, Howard Aizenstein, MD, PhD EPIDEM 2019 Lecture 2 notes

Lecture 3: Task-Evoked Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Task-Evoked Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Kirk I. Erickson EPIDEM 2019 Lecture 3 notes

Lecture 4: PET

PET, Charles Laymon, PhD EPIDEM 2019 Lecture 4 notes

Lecture 5: Perfusion and Resting State

Perfusion and Resting State, Ted Huppert, PhD, Helmet T. Karim, PhD EPIDEM 2019 Lecture 5 notes

Lecture 6: Structure III (Diffusion weighted imaging, connectivity)

EPI2012 – Writing in Population Neuroscience

Summer 2020
  • Tuesdays & Fridays, 10:00-12:30
  • 5140 Crabtree, Pitt Public Health
  • 2 Credits, 6-week summer course, 5 hrs/wk
  • Instructor: Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH (email: rosanoc@edc.pitt.edu)
  • Office Hours: TBA
  • TA: n/a

EPI2012 Syllabus – Summer 2020

Writing in Population Neuroscience View the EPI2012 Syllabus for the Summer 2020 semester.

5/12 – Course Overview, Workshop I

Rosano   Course Overview, Workshop I Multimodal methodologies to assess CNS disorders in Epidemiological studies and underlying pathophysiology. Prepare the first draft of your mid-term paper, as well as 3 […]

5/15 – Workshop II

Ganguli   Workshop II writing a proposal/paper Prepare the first draft of your mid-term paper, as well as 3 slides to present in class. Both are due on 5/22.

5/19 – Workshop III

Snitz   Workshop III Multimodal methodologies to assess CNS disorders in Epidemiological studies: Neuropsychological assessment- older Prepare the first draft of your mid-term paper, as well as 3 slides to […]

5/22 – Workshop IV

Kofler   Workshop IV Multimodal methodologies to assess CNS disorders in Epidemiological studies: Post-mortem Methods, Path Lab exercise. Submit your mid-term paper (3 pages) and 3 slides to peers and […]

5/26 – Workshop V

Rosano   Workshop V writing a proposal/paper Present in class the main points of your mid-term paper in 3 slides. Return your review of your peers’ mid-term paper. Feedback from […]

5/29 – Lecture: TBI, Research practicum I

Wagner   Lecture: TBI Read the Chapter related to this lecture (Chapter 12 ). Come to class prepared to participate in the group discussion. Research practicum I Group discussion — […]

6/2 – Lecture: Parkinson, Research practicum II

Chahine   Lecture: Parkinson Read the Chapter related to this lecture (Chapter 10 ). Come to class prepared to participate in the group discussion. Research practicum II Group discussion — […]

6/5 – Lecture: Dementia, Research practicum III

Ganguli/Snitz   Lecture: Dementia Read the Chapter related to this lecture (Chapter 8). Come to class prepared to participate in the group discussion. Research practicum III Group discussion — gold […]

6/9 – Research Practicum IV

Class   Research practicum IV in class review and presentations of second draft of the paper Email students and instructors your revised paper (2nd draft) by 6/8. Come prepared to […]

6/12 – Research Practicum IV

Class   Research practicum IV in class review and presentations of second draft of the paper Email students and instructors your revised paper (2nd draft) by 6/8. Come prepared to […]

6/16 – In-class Presentations

Class   In-class presentations of final paper Slides to present your project.

6/19 – Independent Study (no class)

No class. Independent study. Instructor available for consultation. Submit the final version of the paper