Navigation Links
New MRI method fingerprints tissues and diseases
Date:3/13/2013

A new method of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could routinely spot specific cancers, multiple sclerosis, heart disease and other maladies early, when they're most treatable, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center suggest in the journal Nature.

Each body tissue and disease has a unique fingerprint that can be used to quickly diagnose problems, the scientists say.

By using new MRI technologies to scan for different physical properties simultaneously, the team differentiated white matter from gray matter from cerebrospinal fluid in the brain in about 12 seconds, with the promise of doing this much faster in the near future.

The technology has the potential to make an MRI scan standard procedure in annual check-ups, the authors believe. A full-body scan lasting just minutes would provide far more information and require no radiologist to interpret the data, making diagnostics cheap, compared to today's scans, they contend.

"The overall goal is to specifically identify individual tissues and diseases, to hopefully see things and quantify things before they become a problem," said Mark Griswold, a radiology professor at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and UH Case Medical Center. "But to try to get there, we've had to give up everything we knew about the MRI and start over."

Griswold has been working on this goal with Case Western Reserve's Vikas Gulani, MD, an assistant professor of radiology, and Nicole Seiberlich, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, for a decade. During the last three years, they developed the technology and proved the concept with graduate student Dan Ma; Kecheng Liu, PhD, collaborations manager from Siemens Medical Solutions Inc.; Jeffrey L. Sunshine, MD, professor of radiology and a radiologist at UH Case Medical Center; and Jeffrey L. Duerk, dean of Case School of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineeri
'/>"/>

Contact: Kevin Mayhood
kevin.mayhood@case.edu
216-368-4442
Case Western Reserve University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Rigaku Publishes Analysis Method for P, S and Cl in Bio-diesel and Bio-ethanol Using Primini Biofuel WDXRF
2. New spectroscopy method could lead to better optical devices
3. Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: Methods in Oceanography
4. Rigaku Publishes EDXRF Method for Iron in Ore Materials
5. Rigaku Announces Method for Quantitative Elemental Analysis of Low-Alloy Steel with the Rigaku ZSX Primus III+ WDXRF Spectrometer
6. University of Colorado Cancer Center Study Shows the Preferred Feeding Method is not the Medically Best in Malnourished Pediatric Cancer Patients
7. Rigaku publishes new WDXRF Application: Determination of Metals in Copper Concentrate by Advanced Correction Method for Fused Beads
8. Unusual Method on How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Without Pesticides Has Been Released To The Public, MyCleaningProducts.com Explains
9. Rigku Publishes New Method for Quantitative Analysis of Cast Iron Using the ZSX Primus III+
10. Rigaku Publishes method for Determination of Sulfur in Bio-gasoline
11. Kitware to Develop Novel Neuroimage Processing Methods for Traumatic Brain Injury
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , Dec. 19, 2014 ... , USA) announced today that they have been ... Technologies 1,2 is a privately held company that ... processing of next generation sequencing (NGS) data for the ... into the Roche Sequencing Unit, and will continue to ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Today, TiFiber, Inc. ... facility and future company headquarters in Fort Smith, ... materials that safely and effectively control dangerous microorganisms. ... its historic, strong support for manufacturing, but also ... edge, technology-based companies such as TiFiber. , ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 ... software, announced the appointment of Siri Bryant as the ... the new Director of Core Implementations. These two new ... provide outstanding customer service by ensuring that iLab continues ... , “In the last four years, iLab has been ...
(Date:12/19/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... moderately through 2023 as the aging population, increasing adoption ... biomaterials all spur procedure volumes. Growth will be particularly ... and India , where ... for a larger proportion of the population. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 2Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 3Technology Company TiFiber™ to Establish Production Facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas with Support from Local Investors 2Technology Company TiFiber™ to Establish Production Facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas with Support from Local Investors 3Technology Company TiFiber™ to Establish Production Facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas with Support from Local Investors 4iLab Solutions Announces Two New Leadership Positions to Meet the Needs of Its Growing Customer Base 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3
... ... in Eighteen Platform and Poster Sessions. Its EPA-approved technologies will be widely highlighted during ... 24-27 in Monterey, California. , ... Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) May 1, 2010 -- The Adventus Group, a ...
... FREISING-WEIHENSTEPHAN, Germany , April 30, 2010 ... proprietary PRS-110 Anticalin(R),compound, which targets the c-Met receptor, demonstrating ... model. The results provide an,indication that an Anticalin approach ... value in treating cancer. A broad body of,research has ...
... chemistry classes often start off with learning how to ... Mellon University chemistry professor David Yaron, seems to be, ... interesting, you may get to use it later." ... students to design and carry out experiments more like ...
Cached Biology Technology:ADVENTUS Bioremediation Technologies Highlighted at Battelle Symposium. 2ADVENTUS Bioremediation Technologies Highlighted at Battelle Symposium. 3ADVENTUS Bioremediation Technologies Highlighted at Battelle Symposium. 4Pieris Announces Positive Preclinical Data on c-Met Anticalin Drug Program 2Virtual lab wins prestigious prize awarded by Science 2Virtual lab wins prestigious prize awarded by Science 3Virtual lab wins prestigious prize awarded by Science 4
(Date:12/5/2014)... , Dec. 4, 2014  Tute Genomics, a leader ... million in Series A1 funding led by UK-based Eurovestech. ... participated in the investment round. "We are ... community adopts next-generation sequencing and seeks new approaches for ... Reid Robison , MD MBA, and CEO of Tute ...
(Date:12/3/2014)... 2014   Marvin Test Solutions , a ... for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, today announced ... TS-900 PXI semiconductor test platform . The ... systems to customers at a fraction of the ... ATE. "Our semiconductor customers asked ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... November 18, 2014 According to ... by Systems (Video, RFID, Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Parking ... Banks, Government), Component Service Geography - Global Forecasts to ... is projected to be around $25 Billion in 2014 ... growing at a CAGR of 8.69%. Browse ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 2Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 3Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 2Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 3
... (April 23, 2012) The benefits of breast milk are well ... remains a mystery. A new study in the Journal ... of cancer-fighting TNF-related apoptosis inducing ligand (TRAIL) in human milk, ... , Researchers took samples of colostrum, the first ...
... Biology 2012, Dr. Blake Rasmussen and colleagues presented a ... vs. Whey Protein Ingestion on Muscle Protein Synthesis Following ... that a protein blend (combination of soy, whey and ... muscle. Specifically, the blend of proteins in this study ...
... Tampa, Fla. (April. 23, 2012) Researchers interested ... fat and high cholesterol (HFHC) diet on implanted fetal ... the HFHC diet elevated microglial activation and reduced neuronal ... inflammatory response in the central nervous system, they found ...
Cached Biology News:New study finds a protein combination is best to consume post-workout for building muscle 2Study finds 'Western diet' detrimental to fetal hippocampal tissue transplants 2
... DNA Engine Dyad thermal cycler is ... (PCR). The chassis accommodates a variety ... assemblies), which hold different types and ... graphical programming with point-and-click navigation. Peltier ...
MiniCycler thermal cycler with Hot Bonnet heated lid, holds 25x0.2ml tubes...
For demonstration of Helicobacter pylori...
... FLISP Assay with SR-101 Labeled Substrates ... • Accurately measure serine protease activation ... • B-Bridge's FLISP Kits utilize cell-permeable, ... (FLISPs) to measure chymotrypsin-like activity in ...
Biology Products: