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Abstract #4540

Simultaneous Acquisition of Gradient Echo / Spin Echo BOLD and Perfusion with a Separate Labeling Coil

Christopher Glielmi1, Qin Xu1, Richard Cameron Craddock2,3, Xiaoping Hu1

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; 2School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA; 3Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

We present a new sequence that complements arterial spin labeling with simultaneous acquisition of gradient echo and spin echo BOLD. These three contrasts have complementary characteristics and simultaneous acquisition facilitates comparison of each measures specificity and reproducibility.