The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2017: Discovery and Didactics

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ASNR 55th Annual Meeting: Diagnosis and Delivery

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Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

Long Beach, California
ASNR 55<sup>th</sup> Annual Meeting

Thank You for Making ASNR 55th Annual Meeting a Success!

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Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR

ASNR 2017 Program Chair/President-Elect

Programming developed in cooperation with and appreciation of the...
  • American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR)

    Kirk M. Welker, MD
  • American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR)

    Rebecca S. Cornelius, MD, FACR
  • American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR)

    Susan Palasis, MD
  • American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR)

    Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, FACR, FSIR
  • Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS)

    Blaise W. Baxter, MD
  • ASNR Health Policy Committee (HPC)

    Robert M. Barr, MD, FACR
  • ASNR Computer Sciences & Informatics (CSI) Committee

    John L. Go, MD, FACR
  • ASNR Research Scientist Committee

    Dikoma C. Shungu, PhD and Timothy P.L. Roberts, PhD
  • The International Hydrocephalus Imaging Working Group (IHIWG) / CSF Flow Group

    William G. Bradley, Jr., MD, PhD, FACR, Harold L. Rekate, MD and Bryn A. Martin, PhD



To view the full 2017 ASNR Registration Brochure, click here.

For online registration, please click here.

If you would like to register via email or fax, please send the following pages to or fax to 630-574-0661.

If you have questions or special questions, please call or email the ASNR Meetings Department at 630-574-0220 x 231 or


Member Fee — ASNR members and members of ASNR subspecialty societies (ASFNR, ASHNR, ASPNR, ASSR, and SNIS)

Young Professional Fee — the following are eligible to register at the Young Professional Fee:

ASNR Members-in-Training — Medical Students, Graduate Students, Residents and Fellows
Young Professionals — ASNR Members–in–Training and practicing doctors within 3 years out of fellowship training
Research Scientist — (non MD) - Physicists (PhD) or Neuroscientists (MS, PhD)

Non-Member Fee — Those who are not an ASNR member or a member of any ASNR subspecialty society listed above

International Outreach Member Fee — Radiologists/Neuroradiologists in countries with an annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $10,000 or less. Click here to view list of eligible countries.

Meeting Venue

Long Beach Convention Center Parking:
100 South Pine Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Housing Details

ASNR 2017 Headquarters hotel: Hyatt Regency Long Beach and overflow hotel: Westin Long Beach are currently filled at our group conference rate.
For any updated information on housing availability, you can check online at Hyatt Regency Long Beach or the Westin Long Beach for any availability and current housing rates.

Another hotel recommendation is the following near the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center for housing stay options during the ASNR 2017 Annual Meeting:

Hyatt Centric at the Pike
285 Bay St
Long Beach, CA 90802

If you have any questions regarding housing reservations, please contact Ashley Boser, at ASNR headquarters office, 630-574-0220 x231 or via email at

Useful Visa and Travel Websites Information

The following information is provided to help assist international attendees with the visa application process:

ASNR encourages international attendees to contact their Consular Section of the Embassy or Consulate near their location to determine how to apply and what is required to complete the visa application process. Please visit the following link for more information:

  • Allow a minimum of six (6) months to complete the visa applications process
  • A visa only allows travel to the U.S. port of entry
  • ASNR cannot intervene with either the United States Embassy or with the State Department on behalf of any participant.
Letter of Invitation

If you need a personal letter of invitation to attend please complete the following form and a member of the ASNR Meetings Department will respond to your request.

Abstract Presenters

To View Your Abstracts

Abstract Presenters:

Please see below the guidelines to assist you with your accepted presentation at the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California. If you have any other questions, please contact the ASNR.


  • At least one author must register for the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting at the appropriate fee for accepted abstracts to be presented.
  • ASNR does not provide honorarium or reimbursement of travel expenses for abstract presenters.


Oral Presenters

  • All oral presenters are required to deliver their work via electronic format.
  • All presentations must be uploaded to the ASNR-provided computer system. Personal laptop computers will not be permitted.
  • Presenters are strongly encouraged to submit their presentation prior to the Annual Meeting at
  • Presenters are required to check-in at the Speaker Ready Room to review their uploaded file.
  • Presenters may also submit their presentation at the Speaker Ready Room, but this must be done no later than 5:00pm the day prior to their presentation. This allows the Audio Visual service representative (Freeman) to preview and troubleshoot all sessions.
  • Changes to your presentation can be made up to one (1) hour before the start of the session in which you are presenting. No changes will be permitted after this time.

Electronic Educational Exhibit Presenters

Advance Submission Required:
All eEdE presentations must be finalized and submitted by Friday, March 31 to ASNR. Digital source files must be submitted at that time also. Authors who have not submitted their presentation by the deadline will be notified there presentation will not be reviewed and judged for the Education Exhibits awards.

Publication in Neurographics
All Educational Exhibits will be evaluated, and selected exhibits will be invited to submit to Neurographics, the online peer-reviewed educational journal of the ASNR. Invited exhibits will be designated with ribbons at the meeting. Formal invitations will be sent to the corresponding authors of selected exhibits within a month after the ASNR annual meeting. Any manuscripts derived from material presented at the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting must be submitted first to Neurographics or the AJNR, if solicited.

Poster (Printed) and Educational Exhibit Posters (Printed) Presenters

Set Up, Display and Dismantle Times

Exhibit Set Up Time:
Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 9:00am through 9:00pm

Note: Exception to this policy must be requested in writing to ASNR and approved.

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Hall B (Lower Level)

Monday, April 24 - Wednesday, April 26, 6:30am - 9:00pm
Thursday, April 27, 6:30am - 1:00pm

Exhibit Dismantle Time:
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Note: All exhibits must remain in place until 1:00pm, Thursday, April 27, 2017. With written approval to ASNR from the author, exhibits can be set up/removed by someone other than the author/contributing authors.

Electronic Poster (ePosters) Presenters

Advance Submission Required:
All electronic Poster presentations must be finalized and submitted by Friday, April 14, 2017 by 5:00pm PST to ASNR. No exceptions will be made to this policy. Submit at

Need Help?

For Author Block changes or
Technical Assistance, Please Contact:
or call toll free 1-888-480-2031
International 1-410-480-5224
Monday-Friday (9:00am-5:00pm EST)

For Assistance, Please contact:

Valerie Geisendorfer, CMP
ASNR, Senior Manager of Scientific Meetings
Phone: 630-574-0220x228
Fax: 630-574-0661

ASNR Cornelius G. Dyke Memorial Award

This award was established to honor Cornelius G. Dyke, one of the pioneers in Neuroradiology, and is given to an assistant professor, fellow or resident for excellence as demonstrated in a paper, which represents original, unpublished research in some aspect of Neuroradiology.

To submit for this award, please review the specific details on what is required. Click here to see the requirements.

ASNR Trainee Award

This award is given to fellows, residents or medical students for the best research presentation at the Annual Meeting.

Award includes:
  • A $1,000 honorarium.
  • Announcement at the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting at the the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California, April 22 - 27, 2017.

ASNR Annual Meeting Outstanding Presentation Awards

All abstracts accepted for oral presentation or poster exhibit are considered for these awards. One award is given in each of the following categories:

  • Adult Brain Neuroradiology
  • Functional Neuroradiology
  • Head and Neck Radiology
  • Interventional Neuroradiology (Michael F. Brothers Memorial Award)
  • Pediatric Neuroradiology (Derek C. Harwood-Nash Award)
  • Spine Radiology
  • General Neuroradiology
Each award includes:
  • A $1,000 honorarium.
  • Announcement at the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting at the the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California, April 22 - 27, 2017.
  • Listing in the American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR), posting on the ASNR website and mention in membership communications.

Abstract Disposition Notification

Abstract disposition notification will be sent via email. If notification is not received by February 17, 2017, contact Valerie Geisendorfer,

Submission Deadline!

Friday, December 11, 2015

Technical Exhibitors

Thanks to our participating Technical Exhibitors at the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting held at The Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.

If you have any questions or information requests regarding the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting and Technical Exhibition, please contact:

Michelle Morse
Senior Logistics & Exhibits Specialist
P: 630-574-0220 x232

Exhibitors Listing

  • AprioMed, Inc.

    Booth #322

    Phone: (866) 239-1323
    Fax: (866) 239-1797
    2 Palmer Drive
    Londonderry, NH 03053

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  • Bayer

    Booth #208

    Phone: (862) 404-3000
    1 Bayer Drive
    Indianola, PA 15051

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  • Benvenue Medical, Inc.

    Booth #122

    Phone: (800) 99-SPINE
    Fax: (855) SPINE-05
    5403 Betsy Ross Drive
    Santa Clara, CA 95054

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  • Bracco Diagnostics Inc.

    Booth #106

    Phone: (609) 514-2200
    259 Prospect Plains Road, Bldg. H
    Monroe Township, NJ 08831

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  • Brainlab

    Booth #524

    Phone: (708) 409-1343
    5 Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 1000
    Westchester, IL 60154

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  • CorTechs Labs

    Booth #425

    Phone: (858) 459-9700
    4690 Executive Drive, Suite 250
    San Diego, CA 92121

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  • Elsevier, Inc.

    Booth #415

    Phone: (215) 239-3900
    Fax: (215) 239-3494
    1600 JFK Blvd, Suite 1800
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Elucid Bioimaging Inc.

    Booth #413

    Phone: (978) 468-0508
    225 Main Street, Suite 15
    Wenham, MA 01984

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  • GE Healthcare

    Booth #308

    Phone: (866) 281-7545
    3000 Grandview Boulevard
    Waukesha, WI 53188

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    Booth #115

    Phone: (812) 333-0059
    Fax: (609) 812-0084
    812 Alexander Road, Suite 204
    Princeton, NJ 08540

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  • Hi-Dow International

    Booth #256

    Phone: (702) 891-0125
    6150 McLeod Drive, Suite A
    Las Vegas, NV 89120

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  • Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc.

    Booth #112

    Phone: (800) 800-3106
    Fax: (330) 405-8173
    1959 Summit Commerce Park
    Twinsburg, OH 44087

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  • icometrix

    Booth #224

    Phone: (0032) 16369000
    Kolonel Begaultlaan 1B box 12
    Leuven, Belgium 3012

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  • Infab Corporation

    Booth #422

    Phone: (805) 987-5255
    Fax: (805) 482-8424
    1040 Avenida Acaso
    Camarillo, CA 93012

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    Booth #108

    Phone: (877) 275-3220
    N27 W23676 Paul Road
    Pewaukee, WI 53072

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    Booth #209

    Phone: (650) 388-9767
    201 Marshall Street
    Redwood City, CA 94063

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  • Laurane Medical

    Booth #120

    Phone: (860) 399-9900
    Fax: (860) 399-9200
    159 Wesley Avenue
    Westbrook, CT 06498

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    Booth #518

    300 NE 183 Rd Street
    Miami, FL 33179

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    Booth #118

    Phone: (901) 344-1309
    1800 Pyramid Place
    Memphis, TN 38130

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    Booth #129

    8550 W. Desert Inn Road 102-481
    Las Vegas, NV 89117

  • NordicNeuroLab

    Booth #116

    Phone: (262) 337-1448
    Fax: (262) 244-3225
    234 W. Florida Street, Suite 205
    Milwaukee, WI 53204

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    Booth #325

    Phone: (702) 978-8084
    Fax: (702) 978-8530
    Las Vegas, NV

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    Booth #124

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    752 E 1180 S Suite 200
    American Fork, UT 84003

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    Booth #329

    Phone: (858) 251-3400
    Fax: (858) 546-3900
    13280 Evening Creek Drive S., Suite 110
    San Diego, CA 92128

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  • Otto Trading Inc.

    Booth #514

  • Olea Medical

    Booth #315

    Phone: (33) 4 4271-2420
    93, avenue des Sorbiers
    La Ciotat, France 13600

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  • Philips Healthcare

    Booth #109

    Phone: (440) 483-3000
    595 Miner Road
    Cleveland, OH 44143

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  • Prism Clinical Imaging, Inc.

    Booth #228

    Phone: (262) 754-3840
    890 Elm Grove Road, Suite 215
    Elm Grove, WI 53122

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  • Radiology Partners

    Booth #520

    Phone: (888) 978- 0882
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    El Segundo, CA 90245

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    Booth #428

    Phone: (844) 742-7152
    7700 West Sunrise Boulevard
    Plantation, FL 33322

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    Booth #309

    Phone: (610) 448-6360
    40 Liberty Boulevard
    Malvern, PA 19355

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    Booth #210

    Phone: (269) 385-2600
    2825 Airview Blvd.
    Kalamazoo, MI 49002

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    Booth #427

    Phone: (650) 372-1100
    4000 E. 3rd Avenue, #200
    Foster City, CA 94404

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    Booth #110

    Phone: (800) 421-1968
    2441 Michelle Drive
    Tustin, CA 92780

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    Booth #323

    Phone: (310) 281-4646
    Fax: (855) 321-0619
    131 South Rodeo Drive, Suite 300
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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    Booth #424

    Phone: (813) 249-0407
    Fax: (813) 249-0838
    601 N. Ashley Drive, Suite 800
    Tampa, FL 33602

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    Booth #411

    Phone: (952) 595-1106
    11995 Singletree Lane, #500
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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    Booth #223

    Phone: (215) 521-8300, (215) 814-8911
    Two Commerce Sq, 2001 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

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How-To Sessions

Monday, April 24
7:15am - 7:55am


How to Optimize Imaging for Acute Stroke

Moderator: Greg W. Albers, MD
Stanford Univ. Med. Ctr; Dir., Stanford Stroke Center

Howard Rowley, MD
Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison

Ryan McTaggart, MD
The Warren Alpert Med. School of Brown University

Blaise Baxter, MD
Erlanger Health System

Tuesday, April 25
7:15am - 7:55am

Siemens Healthineers

Neuroperfusion in the Angio Suite and Mobile Stroke Units: Rethinking ELVO Patient Selection Imaging Strategies to Improve Treatment Times and Outcomes

Blaise Baxter, MD
Erlanger Health System, Chattanooga, TN

Tuesday, April 25
12:30pm - 1:15pm

Bracco Diagnostics, Inc.

Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents in the Clinical Setting: Where Does the Current Evidence Stand?

Optimization of Imaging Protocols for the Best Impact on Patient Management: What's the Role of Relaxivity

Mark C. DeLano, MD FACR
College of Human Medicine Michigan State University

Safe Use of Contrast Agents in MRI: Should We Be Doing Anything Different?

USC Keck School of Medicine

Wednesday, April 26
7:15am - 7:55am

GE Healthcare

Clinical Outcomes after Scanning

Evaluating Brain Aneurysms Using 4D Flow Visualization

Kambiz Nael, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Quantitative MR Imaging Markers in Dementia

Marion Smits, MD, PhD
University College of London Hospitals Foundation Trust, London UK

Visualization Solutions for Neuro MR Images

Suchandrima Banerjee, PhD
Senior Scientist, Global MR Neuro Applications, GE Healthcare

Wednesday, April 26
12:30pm - 1:15pm

Toshiba America Medical Systems

DSI, DKI, RSI, FOD, NODDI: Towards a Better Understanding of Tissue Microstructure with Modeling Approaches for Multi-Shell DTI

USC Keck School of Medicine

Thursday, April 27
12:30pm - 1:15pm


Philips MRI Neuro Imaging & ScanWise Updates

Joshua P. Nickerson, MD
UVM MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging
The University of Vermont

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Medscape Panel Session

Sunday, April 23
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM


Putting Knowledge Into Practice: Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents in MRI

A 45-minute CME-certified symposium

Franklin G. Moser, MD, MMM
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Gordon Sze, MD, FACR
Yale University School of Medicine

Alexander Radbruch, MD, JD
German Cancer Research Center

Accreditation Statement

Medscape, LLC is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Medscape, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Preregistration is not required.

Supported by an independent educational grant from Bayer HealthCare.

This Special Panel Session is not part of The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2017 or ASNR 55th Annual Meeting.


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