Please Join Us for the 15th Annual Philip S. Chen Distinguished Lecture on Innovation and Technology
The 15th Annual Philip S. Chen Jr. Ph.D. Distinguished Lecture on Innovation and Technology transfer will be held on Friday, April 29,2022 at 10 a.m. ET
The Chen lecture was established in 2006 by the NIH Deputy Director for Intramural Research and the NIH Office of Technology Transfer when Dr. Chen retired after 41 years at NIH. The lectureship honors Dr. Chen’s remarkable, diverse, and creative contributions to the NIH, especially to its Intramural Research Program and to the field of technology transfer.
Dr. Peter Basser will present “Using Water Migration to Probe Brain Structure and Architecture”. Dr. Basser is a Senior Investigator, Head of the Section on Quantitative Imaging and Tissue Sciences, and Associate Scientific Director, Division of Imaging, Behavior and Genomic Integrity, at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
Dr. Basser is widely known for the invention, development, and clinical implementation of MR diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), diffusion tensor “streamline tractography,” and other quantitative MRI methods for performing in vivo MRI histology or “microstructure imaging.” Dr. Basser has been inducted into the National Academy of Engineering and has received both the Gold Medal from the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the Eduard Rhein Foundation Technology Award.
You can find the past 14 lectures, here.