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Recombinant human alpha-L-iduronidase (Aldurazyme, laronidase) was approved as an enzyme replacement therapy for patients with the lysosomal storage disorder, mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I). In order to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of laronidase therapy, 5 of 10 patients in the original laronidase Phase 1/2 clinical trial were re-evaluated(More)
An 11-year-old boy was hospitalized for acute headaches , lethargy, and left hemiparesis. A lumbar puncture showed polymorphonuclear leukocytes, but cultures remained negative. Flow-attenuated inversion recovery magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed, as was brain SPECT using Tc-99m hexamethylpropylene amineoxime (HMPAO). Anatomic and functional(More)
Aesthetic computing is one of several related new fields: info-aesthetics, database aesthetics, network aesthetics, and software aesthetics. What are their similarities and differences? What are the aesthetic issues driving them, and how are they linked to technological developments? And what exactly is the role of aesthetics is this context?
MRI QAACR Annual Testing Requirements The ACR MRI accreditation program requires annual testing to be performed by a qualified medical physicist/MR scientist. Two of these tests are Magnetic Field Homogeneity and radio frequency Coil testing. Unfortunately, these tests are often not well understood by the medical physics community. They are often vendor(More)
There are many natural events I find fundamentally intriguing: for example, sparks flying from embers of a fire, waves of lightning rolling in a thunderstorm, or trees swaying in a breeze. With sustained observation of these events, I find myself in a meditative state, relaxed but also actively, mindfully engaged. I develop my work to explore similar(More)
Digital art has become a respected art form, and interest in this very interdisciplinary field is rapidly growing as more and more contemporary artists start employing computers for implementing their own creative work. This course focuses on techniques for creating digital visual art; in particular on the case where custom, not off-the-shelf software tools(More)