2nd UCD Liver Imaging Symposium

Innovations in Liver Imaging: from Byte to Bedside

Time:               8AM-13:30PM, 17th November 2020
Location:        Virtual Conference
Sponsors:       Department of Internal Medicine; Department of Radiology; UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chairs:             Souvik Sarkar, MD, PhD & Guobao Wang, PhD

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Lars Berglund, M.D., Ph.D.

Opening Remarks

08:00-08:10         Lars Berglund, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Medicine, UC Davis


08:10-09:10    Session I: Evolving Landscape of Liver Imaging [Chair: Michael Corwin, MD]

Christopher Bowlus, M.D.


08:10-08:30          Chris Bowlus, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology/Internal Medicine, UC Davis
Liver Imaging: Remaining Challenges from a Clinician’s Perspective


Farzad Fereidouni

08:30-08:50          Farzad Fereidouni, PhD, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, UC Davis
Streamlining Liver Biopsy Using State-of-Art Microscopic Imaging


Abhijit Chaudhari, Ph.D.

08:50-09:10          Abhijit Chaudhari, PhD, Department of Radiology
Promise of Total-Body Imaging from Bench to Bedside


09:30-11:00    Session II: Emerging Liver Imaging Technologies [Chair: Lorenzo Nardo, MD]


09:30-10:00         INVITED SPEAKER: Meng Yin, PhD, Mayo Clinic
Magnetic Resonance Elastography


Michael Corwin, M.D.
10:00:10:20         Michael Corwin, MD, Department of Radiology, UC Davis
Quantitative Liver CT


Emilie Roncali
10:20-10:40         Emilie Roncali, PhD, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology, UC Davis
90Y-PET Imaging of Liver Cancer Radioembolization


10:40-11:00         Guobao Wang, PhD, Department of Radiology, UC Davis
Liver Parametric PET


11:15-12:25    Session III: Multi-organ and Systems Imaging [Chair: Valentina Medici, MD]



11:15-11:45        INVITED SPEAKER: Guilherme Moura Cunha, MD, Liver Imaging Group, UC San Diego
Machine Learning Applications in NAFLD and Cirrhosis


Maria Chondronikola
11:45-12:05         Maria Chrondronikola, PhD, Department of Nutrition, UC Davis
Nutrition and Metabolic Disease: Study of Human Metabolism In Vivo


Souvik Sarkar, M.D., Ph.D.
12:05-12:25         Souvik Sarkar, MD, PhD Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology/Internal Medicine, UC Davis
Total-Body Imaging in Fatty Liver Disease: Step Towards Personalizing Care


Distinguished Professor Simon CherryClosing Remarks

12:25-12:30        Simon R. Cherry PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Radiology, UC Davis

Ramsey Badawi, Ph.D.
12:30-13:30    Byte to Bedside: Translating Innovations to Clinical Applications: Lessons from EXPLORER and opportunities for metabolic diseases.
Panel Discussion led by: Ramsey D. Badawi, PhD, Professor of Radiology, UC Davis

13.30               Close of Session