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Registration is closed.  Contact Rebecca Irvin at for late registration. 


    High Field Imaging  
8:15 AM   Imaging Aberrant Networks in Human Epilepsy
Jullie Pan, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
9:15 AM   High Resolution Imaging of the Human Hippocampus in vivo
Larry Ver Hoef, MD
Ver Hoef
 9:45 AM   Break
10:00 AM   Dynamic Connectivity in fMRI
Vince Calhoun, PhD
University of New Mexico
11:00 AM   Multimodal Neuroimaging in Schizophrenia

Meredith Reid, PhD
11:30 AM   Lunch
    Epilepsy Imaging  
12:15 PM   Imaging Epilepsy and Depression
William Theodore, MD
 1:15 PM   fMRI of Acute Psychosocial Stress Response in Epilepsy
Jane Allendorfer, PhD
 1:45 PM   Break   
    Epilepsy Pathophysiology  
 2:00 PM   TBD
Gary Mathern, MD
 3:00 PM   Excitability Changes in Experimental Cortical Dysplasia 

John Hablitz, PhD
 3:30 PM   Break   
3:45 PM   EEG-fMRI in Focal Epilepsies:  A Research and Clnical Tool
Eliane Kobayashi, MD, PhD
McGill University
4:45 PM   The Contribution of EEG-fMRI to the Understanding of
Generalized Epilepsies
Jerzy P. Szaflarski, MD, PhD
Jerzy Szaflarski 02
6:00 PM   Reception at the Vulcan Park and Museum
1701 Valley View Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
CME Information
Target Audience: This activity is designed for neurologist, psychiatrist, researchers and other health care providers and medical students involved with and interested in neuroimaging.

OBJECTIVES: After attending this session, participants should be able to:
1) Identify new neuroimaging techniques and data analysis methods
2) Discuss possible future strategies and techniques in neuroimaging
3) Discuss neuroimaging applications in clinical practice

Disclosures and acknowledgements: Course faculty discloses that they have no relevant financial relationships that create a conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations.  There is no commercial support for this session.
Sponsored for CME credit by UAB Division of CME

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.


The Bradley Lecture Center is located on the 4th floor of the Children's Harbor Building, adjacent to Children's Hospital, on the University of Alabama Birmingham Campus in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama
1600 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
PARKING WILL BE VALIDATED BY EVENT STAFF.  The parking deck entrance is located at the corner of 5th Ave & 16th St South.  Access to the Children's Harbor building, and Bradley Lecture Center can be gained from our 5th Ave parking deck via a crosswalk located on the 2nd level of the deck. Follow the crosswalk(Main Street) across 5th Ave, through the 2nd floor of Children's of Alabama, and into the Children's Harbor building atrium for elevator or stair access to the 4th floor/Bradley Lecture Center.

Lodging Information
Out of town registrants may find the following hotels comfortable and convenient:   Marriott Courtyard Downtown at UABResidence Inn Birmingham Downtown UABSpring Hill Suites Birmingham Downtown at UAB, and the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Birmingham.

Map to Children's Harbor Building and the Bradley Lecture Center
1600 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

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Map to the Vulcan Park and Museum - Dinner Reception
1701 Valley View Drive

Birmingham, AL 35209

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A special thank you to our symposium administrator, Rebecca Irvin, and our programming committee:  Jerzy Szaflarski, John Hablitz, Adrienne Lahti and Lori McMahon.

For questions regarding this symposium, please contact Rebecca Irvin.

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