A renewal of the NIBIB Center for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Technology at Stanford University School of Medicine is proposed. Magnetic resonance instrument manufacturers introduce new technology in their products based on marketing and other factors that often preclude the timely availability of cutting edge research capabilities for investigators. To fill this gap, the Center continues to develop and make available innovative technologies in five related research areas of magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (MRI/MRS): (1) Image Reconstruction, Fast Imaging, and RF Pulse Design, (2) MR hardware and High Field, (3) Body Imaging Methods, (4) Functional/ & Structural Neuroimaging Methods, and (5) MR Spectroscopy & Multinuclear Imaging. In each of these project areas, we will capitalize on the extensive experience in Stanford's Radiology and Electrical Engineering departments to improve and expand imaging technology for use in basic research and clinical care, and to provide cutting edge opportunities for biomedical research with MRI. Over the past five years, the Center has been motivated by and has served a wide base of extramurally sponsored collaborators and service users from leading medical and research institutions. We will continue to nurture these collaborations and mutually enrich our research and development efforts. Examples of collaborative projects today are the development and use of advanced functional MRI imaging methods in neurosciences and the incorporation of sparsely sampled MRI acquisition and reconstruction methods. We will continue to train students and postdoctoral fellows to be the future leaders in MR, to publish extensively, and to provide educational opportunities to the scientific and medical communities we serve. New technology and technological capabilities developed at the Center and as part of our extensive collateral research will be disseminated rapidly for widespread use in the national research community. Publications, conference presentations, annual reports and the internet (http://camrt.stanford.edu/) will continue to form the backbone of our dissemination efforts.
Historically, the introduction of new MRI/MRS methods has had a profound impact on public health research. Unfortunately, many researchers do not have access to the latest MR technology due to cost and due to vendors' priorities that often preclude their inclusion. CAMRT's record of accomplishment and the ever-evolving need for timely new technology of the type we propose compel the continuation of CAMRT as a Biomedical Technology Resource Centers.
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