About the Symposium​

The International Neuroimaging Symposium will take place from June 29th to June 30th, 2023 in Split, Croatia, at the University of Split, School of Medicine. The event will feature presentations by prominent neuroradiology experts from top academic institutions in the United States, who will share their experiences and insights on the latest scientific advancements in the field with their European colleagues.

After the conclusion of the scientific program, symposium participants are invited to join optional social activities on July 1st in a relaxing atmosphere.


Jun 29th ⎯ Thursday

Full Day Lectures
Amphitheater of the University of Split, School of Medicine

Jun 30th ⎯ Friday

Full Day Lectures
Amphitheater of the University of Split, School of Medicine

Jul 1st ⎯ Saturday​

Boat excursion – island Hvar & Palmižana

Call for Abstracts

Submission deadline ⎯ April 15th, 2023

We are accepting case reports, educational and scientific submissions, which will be presented in poster format on Friday, June 30th from 8-9 AM.





Symposium Committee

Ana M. Franceschi, M.D., Ph.D

Bruno Policeni, M.D., MBA

Krešimir Dolić, M.D., Ph.D.

David Ozretić, M.D., Ph.D.

Maja Marinović Guić, M.D., Ph.D.


Neuroradiology experts from the world's most eminent academic centers
Amy F. Juliano, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear / Harvard Medical School

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Amy F. Juliano, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear / Harvard Medical School


08:45-09:00 Welcome
MODERATORS Ana Franceschi & Krešimir Dolić
09:00-09:20 Timothy Shepherd (NYU) – Epilepsy PET/MRI
09:20-09:40 Haris Sair (Johns Hopkins) – Resting-state Functional MRI
09:40-10:00 Michael Zeineh (Stanford) – 7T MR Applications in Clinical Practice
10:00-10:20 Greg Zaharchuk (Stanford) – Artificial Intelligence in Radiology
10:20-10:30 Q&A
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
MODERATORS Chris Whitlow & Milan Radoš
11:00-11:20 Tammie Benzinger (MIR) – Dementia PET/MR Imaging
11:20-11:40 Gloria Chiang (Cornell) – Alzheimer’s Disease: Beyond Amyloid & Tau
11:40-12:00 Dinko Franceschi (SBU) – FDG Beyond Alzheimer & FTD: It’s Never Too LATE
12:00-12:20 Ana Franceschi (Northwell) – Amyloid-Related Imaging Abnormalities
12:20-12:30 Q&A
12:30-13:30 Lunch
MODERATORS Bruno Policeni & Maja Marinović Guić
13:30-13:50 Claudia Kirsch (Yale) – Head & Neck: Infectious and Inflammatory Disease
13:50-14:10 Hilda Stambuk (MSKCC) – Oral Cavity Tumors and Staging
14:10-14:30 Amy Juliano (MEEI) – Temporal Bone
14:30-14:50 Carlos Zamora (UNC) – Skull Base Lesions
14:50-15:00 Q&A
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
MODERATORS Claudia Kirsch & Vilma Kosović
15:30-15:50 Bruno Policeni (U-Iowa) – Overview of Cranial Nerves
15:50-16:10 Gaurang Shah (Ann Arbor) – Perineural Tumor Spread
16:10-16:30 Carlos Torres (U-Ottawa) – Brachial Plexopathy: Imaging Tips and Findings
16:30-16:50 Brent Weinberg (Emory) – Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension / CSF Leaks
16:50-17:00 Q&A

MODERATORS Tim Shepherd & Ljiljana Marčić
09:00-09:20 Rajan Jain (NYU) – Brain Tumor Perfusion and Radiogenomics
09:20-09:40 Otto Rapalino (MGH) – Present and Future of MRS
09:40-10:00 Robert Young (MSKCC) – Diffusion Tractography for Preoperative Planning
10:00-10:20 Jason Johnson (MD Anderson) – Dual-point FDG for Brain Tumors
10:20-10:30 Q&A
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
MODERATORS Rajan Jain & Vilma Kosović
11:00-11:20 Mariam Aboian (Yale) – Translating Brain Tumor Advances to Clinical Practice
11:20-11:40 Harpreet Hyare (UCL) – CNS Manifestations of Hematologic Malignancy
11:40-12:00 Christopher Filippi (Tufts) – Advanced MRI in Multiple Sclerosis
12:00-12:20 Christopher Whitlow (Wake Forest) – Advanced Neuroimaging for TBI
12:20-12:30 Q&A
12:30-13:30 Lunch
MODERATORS Christopher Filippi & David Ozretić
13:30-13:50 Jennifer Becker (Mayo) – MR Imaging in Acute Stroke
13:50-14:10 Sam Payabvash (Yale) – Perfusion Imaging in Stroke
14:10-14:30 Amish Doshi (Mount Sinai) – Spinal Tumors
14:30-14:50 Gayle Salama (Cornell) – Image-guided Spine Interventions
14:50-15:00 Q&A
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
MODERATORS Gaurang Shah & Sanja Lovrić Kojundžić
15:30-15:50 Thierry Huisman (Baylor) – Fetal Ventriculomegaly
15:50-16:10 Amit Mahajan (Yale) – CNS Infectious Disease
16:10-16:30 Vadim Grechushkin (NYU) – Non-traumatic Neuro Emergencies
16:30-16:50 Sohil Patel (UVA) – Diagnostic Pitfalls in Neuroimaging Interpretation
16:50-17:00 Q&A

Full-Day Cruise to Hvar & Paklinski Islands

One of the best ways to explore the famous Adriatic coast is by sea! Join us on a daily adventure to one of the most beautiful islands in the world – the enchanting Hvar. Contemporary speedboats will quickly but comfortably take you from Split harbour to the town of Hvar in just an hour.


Certificate of Attendance

1. According to the Croatian Medical Chamber regulations, International Neuroimaging Symposium is categorized as an International Congress and rated by the following credits:

    • active participants are awarded with 20 points
    • passive participants are awarded with 12 points


The International Neuroimaging Symposium, Split, Croatia, 29/06/2023-01/07/2023 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 12 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.





Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities .

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Symposium Venue

Amphitheater of the University of Split, School of Medicine, Šoltanska 2, 21000 Split


Smiljanićeva 2, 21000 Split



Categories Early bird registration fee Regular registration fee
SPEAKERS, PARTICIPANTS until April 24th 2023 from April 25th 2023
One day attandance € 200 € 300
Package (two days attendance) € 300 € 400
TRAINEES until April 24th 2023 from April 25th 2023
One day attandance € 100 € 150
Package (two days attendance) € 100 € 150
Registration fee includes:

• VAT (25%)

• admission to all lectures

• admission to poster exhibition area

• symposium materials (accreditation, final programme booklet, bag)

• 2 coffee breaks and 1 lunch per lecture day

Special thanks to our Sponsors


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Smiljanićeva 2, 21000 Split