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Synergy Program student profile: Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung is a fourth-year UBC School of Biomedical Engineering student who is working with Dr. Manu Madhav as part of the SBME Synergy Undergraduate Summer Research Program. We caught up with Jessica to learn more about her experience in the program. Why did you apply to the Synergy program? As a student in the UBC Applied Science Co-op program,…

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Dr. Anke Henning: Metabolic MRI at ultra-high fields – from systems architecture to application

September 9

2215 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3 Canada

Metabolic MRI allows observing energy metabolism, neurotransmission, second messaging, endocrine signaling, antioxidants, protein metabolism and dynamic membrane processes in the human brain. Related quantitative metabolic imaging biomarkers are beneficial for differential diagnostics, monitoring of treatment response and patient stratification in various neurological and psychiatric disorders and yield complementary information to structural and functional imaging. To visualize related metabolic processes my…

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