Lana G Kaiser

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Scyllo-inositol in normal aging human brain: 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 4 Tesla
    Lana G Kaiser
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, MR Unit VA Medical Center at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94141, USA
    NMR Biomed 18:51-5. 2005
  2. pmc Age-related glutamate and glutamine concentration changes in normal human brain: 1H MR spectroscopy study at 4 T
    Lana G Kaiser
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, MR Unit, DVA Medical Center 114M, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:665-72. 2005
  3. pmc Numerical simulations of localized high field 1H MR spectroscopy
    Lana G Kaiser
    Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, CA 97121, USA
    J Magn Reson 195:67-75. 2008
  4. pmc BMI and neuronal integrity in healthy, cognitively normal elderly: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:743-8. 2010
  5. pmc RF pulses for in vivo spectroscopy at high field designed under conditions of limited power using optimal control
    Gerald B Matson
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases 114M, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Magn Reson 199:30-40. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Elimination of spatial interference in PRESS-localized editing spectroscopy
    Lana G Kaiser
    Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, California, USA
    Magn Reson Med 58:813-8. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications6

  1. pmc Scyllo-inositol in normal aging human brain: 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 4 Tesla
    Lana G Kaiser
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, MR Unit VA Medical Center at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94141, USA
    NMR Biomed 18:51-5. 2005
    ..Comparisons between old and young subjects showed higher concentration of scyllo-inositol and myo-inositol in older subjects and a trend for a correlation between scyllo-inositol and myo-inositol levels across subjects...
  2. pmc Age-related glutamate and glutamine concentration changes in normal human brain: 1H MR spectroscopy study at 4 T
    Lana G Kaiser
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, MR Unit, DVA Medical Center 114M, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:665-72. 2005
    ..Reduced glutamate and N-acetyl aspartate in the motor cortex is consistent with neuronal loss/shrinkage with age. In conclusion, different patterns in association with normal aging in these brain regions were detected in this study...
  3. pmc Numerical simulations of localized high field 1H MR spectroscopy
    Lana G Kaiser
    Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, CA 97121, USA
    J Magn Reson 195:67-75. 2008
    ..Numerical simulations that incorporate volume localization using experimental RF pulses are shown to be a powerful tool for generation of accurate metabolic basis sets for spectral fitting and for optimization of experimental parameters...
  4. pmc BMI and neuronal integrity in healthy, cognitively normal elderly: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Stefan Gazdzinski
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:743-8. 2010
    ..Future studies need to evaluate whether these metabolite abnormalities are involved in the development and maintenance of weight problems...
  5. pmc RF pulses for in vivo spectroscopy at high field designed under conditions of limited power using optimal control
    Gerald B Matson
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases 114M, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Magn Reson 199:30-40. 2009
    ..Finally, the optimal control routines and example RF pulses are made available for downloading...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elimination of spatial interference in PRESS-localized editing spectroscopy
    Lana G Kaiser
    Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, California, USA
    Magn Reson Med 58:813-8. 2007
    ..This method is not limited to GABA J-difference editing, but can be applied in any PRESS-based experiments. It should prove particularly useful at higher field, where the 4-compartment artifact is especially detrimental...

Research Grants1

  1. MR Spectroscopy of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Lana Kaiser; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The hypothesis that Glu is elevated in motor cortex region of the brain in ALS patients will be tested and the possibility of using Glu elevation as a surrogate marker of ALS will be investigated. ..