Dr. Ruiliang Bai received the Young Investigator Award at the 2016 Overseas Chinese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

2016 OCSMRM Annual Meeting

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
May 11, Wednesday, 18:30-21:00, Room Nicoll 3

[PDF features a photo of the Singapore skyline at twilight, above logos for United Imaging, Philips, Alltech Medical Systems, and GE.]

Program of 2016 OCSMRM Annual Meeting

7:00-7:15 pm: Welcome and OCSMRM Report (OCSMRM President: Dr. Wei Chen)
7:15-7:20 pm: Present YIA Awards (Committee Chair: Dr. Jiang Du)
7:20-7:30 pm: Sponsor Presentations
7:30-8:00 pm: Invited VIP Speeches
8:00-8:45 pm: Oral Presentations of Imaging Centers/Lab Leaders
8:45-8:50 pm: Announcement of OCSMRM Election Results (Dr. Wei Chen) and a speech by new OCSMRM Secretary
8:50-8:55 pm: Introduction of 2016-2017 OCSMRM President with a speech
8:55-9:00 pm: Drawing Prizes
9:00 pm Adjournment

Celebration of 25th OCSMRM Anniversary

Dr. Gary Shen standing next to plane.

Founded by Dr. Gary Shen (¿¿¿) in 1991 (see history: http://www.ocsmrm.org external link)

[Triangular graphic with double-ended arrows pointing from OSMRM to CSMRM, from OSMRM to ISMRM, and ISMRM to CSMRM]

Mission is to promote:

  • Research collaboration between OCSMRM and CSMRM;
  • Engagement of Chinese community in ISMRM;
  • Education and professional networking

Young Investigator Award Competition

(will be presented by Dr. Jiang Du)

Dr. Jiang Du headshot.

YIA Selection Committee

  • Wei Chen, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • Yiping Du, Ph.D., Shanghai JiaoTong University
  • Ed X. Wu, Ph.D., Hong Kong University
  • Xiaoliang Zhang, Ph.D., UC San Francisco
  • Xing Yu, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
  • Jiang Du (Chair), Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

2015: 6 Applicants (1 winner)

2016: 19 Applicants (3 winners)

[Presented as an award certificate:]

The Overseas Chinese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Young Investigator Award

First Place

Ruiliang Bai

Presented on May 11, 2016, in Singapore


Wei Chen, Ph.D.
OCSMRM President

Jiang Du, Ph.D.
Program Chair

From National Institutes of Health

Ruiliang Bai headshot.
Ruiliang Bai, Ph.D.
Peter Basser headshot.
Peter J. Basser, Ph.D.

Awarded Publication published in 2016-2015

[Screenshot of the beginning of the following paper]

Bai R, Stewart C, Plenz D, Basser P. 2016. Assessing the sensitivity of diffusion MRI to detect neuronal activity directly. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113:E1728-E1737.

Dr. Ruiliang Bai receiving his award from Dr. Wei Chen.

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