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Abstract #2079

Investigation of optimal echo time for resting-state fMRI acquisition in Newborn infants

Maryam Abaei 1 , Eugene P Duff 2 , Tomoki Arichi 1,3 , Jonathan O'Muircheartaigh 1,4 , Emer Hughes 1 , Giulio Ferrazzi 1 , Steve M Smith 2 , Serena Counsell 1 , A David Edwards 1,5 , Daniel Rueckert 6 , and Joseph V Hajnal 1,5

1 Centre for the Developing Brain, King's College London, London, London, United Kingdom, 2 Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, 3 Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, 4 Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, United Kingdom, 5 Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical, King's College London, London, United Kingdom, 6 Biomedical Image Analysis Group, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

blood oxygen level dependen contrast-to-noise ratio is known to be maximal when the acquisition sequence echo time is matched to the T2* of the tissue of interest.We aimed to identify the optimal echo-time for performing resting-state fMRI studies in a test subject group.

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