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Publications:

Refereed Papers, Published or In-Press (last 2 years):

  1. Farb RI, McGregor C, Kim JK, Derbyshire AJ, Laliberte M, Stainsby J, Willinsky R, Cooper PW, Westman D, Cheung G, Schwartz M, Wright GA. Gadolinium Enhanced Real-Time Auto-Triggered First Pass 3D MR Angiography for Evaluation of Intracranial AVM: Preliminary Clinical Evaluation. Radiology 2000 In press

  2. J.K. Kim, R. Farb, G.A. Wright, "Test Bolus Examination in the Carotid Artery at Dynamic GadoliniumEnhanced MR Angiography," Radiology, 206(1):283-289, 1998.

  3. M.R. Ursell, C.L. Marras, R. Farb, D.W. Rowed, S.E. Black, J.R. Perry, "Recurrent Intracranial Hemorrhage due to Postpartum Cerebral Angiopathy: Implications for Management," Stroke, 29 (9):1995-1998, 1998.

  4. J.M. Chen, R. Farb, L. Hanusaik, D. Shipp, J.M. Nedzelski, "Depth and Quality of Electrode Insertion: A Radiologic and Pitch Scaling Assessment of Two Cochlear Implant Systems," American Journal of Otology, 20(2):192-197, 1999.

  5. M. Goyal, K. terBrugge, R. Farb, "Endovascular Retrograde Cortical Venous Approach to Disconnect Retrograde Leptomeningeal Venous Reflux in a Patient with Dural AVF," Interventional Neuroradiology 5:195-198, 1999

Books, Book Chapters and Review Articles, Published or In-Press:

  1. R. Farb, W. Kucharczyk, "Pituitary gland and parasellar region MRI," in Encyclopedia of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Editors: Grant and Harris, Wiley, In press, 1998.

Abstracts and Presentations, Published or In-Press (last 2 years):

  1. J.K. Kim, R.I. Farb, J.A. Derbyshire, J.A. Stainsby, G. Cheung, W. Montanera, P. Cooper, G.A. Wright, "Initial Blinded Comparison of First Pass Centric 3D Gd-MRA, 2DTOF MRA, and IADSA of the Carotid Arteries," 7th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 1:204, 1999.

  2. R.I. Farb, J.K. Kim. J.A. Derbyshire, J.A. Stainsby, G. Cheung, W. Montanera, P. Cooper, G.A. Wright, "Initial Blinded Comparison of First Pass Centric 3D Gd-MRA, 2DTOF MRA, and IADSA of the Carotid Arteries," University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day, Toronto, Canada, May 1999.

  3. R.I. Farb, J.K. Kim, A. Derbyshire, J. Stainsby, A. Reid, G.A. Wright, "MR Angiography of Carotid Artery Stenosis using a First-Pass Gadodiamide Enhanced Centric Ordered Volume Scan with Automated Trigger," 37th Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, May 1999.

  4. J. Grynspan, R. Buckstein, P. Davey, R. Farb, B. Ordonez-Perez, K. Imrie, "Whole Brain Radiotherapy in the Management of Primary CNS Lymphoma is Associated with Good Local Control but Short Term Survival and Delayed Neurological Toxicity," American Society of Hemotology, Miami, USA, December 1998.

  5. G.A. Wright, R.I. Farb, J.A. Derbyshire, J.K.Kim, "Realtime-Triggered, Centric-Ordered, Contrast-Enhanced, Carotid MRI, 10th Annual International Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Angiography, Park City, USA, October 1-2, 1998.

  6. J.K. Kim, R.I. Farb, A. Reid, H.T.C. Nielsen, D.G. Nishimura, G.A. Wright, "MRA of the Carotid Arteries: The TWIRL Sequence," 6th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2:1300, 1998.

  7. A. Reid, J.K. Kim, H.T.C. Nielsen, G.A. Wright, R.I. Farb, "Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis: Phantom Evaluation of the Accuracy of Two Dimensional Time-of-Flight, Twisted Radial Line Time-of-Flight and Gadolinium-Enhanced MR Angiography," 6th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2:1291, 1998.

  8. J.A. Derbyshire, J.K. Kim, R.I. Farb, G.A. Wright, "Automated Contrast Bolus Detection and Triggered True Centric 3D MRA of the Carotid Arteries," 6th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2:766, 1998.

  9. R. Farb. M. Ossop, G. Cheung, P. Cooper, "Screening for Vestibular Schwannoma: A Comparison of Gadolinium Enhanced T1 and T2 FSE Imaging", Department of Medical Imaging 1998 Annual Research Day, University of Toronto, May 1998.

Visiting Professorships:

  1. Visiting Professor, Dept of Neuroradiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, September 4-7, 2000

  2. Visiting Professor, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. GDC embolization of intracranial aneurysm - Live demonstration, June 14, 1996

  3. Visiting Professor, McGill University, Montreal, GDC embolization of intracranial aneurysm - Live demonstration, August 15, 1995

  4. Visiting Professor, University of Calgary. Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysm - Live demonstration, July 15, 1995

  5. Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia. GDC embolization of intracranial aneurysm - Live demonstration, November 20, 1994

Teaching And Design:

  • Year 1 Medical school PBL (Problem Based Learning) course tutor 1995-1996 ~ 60 hours

  • Daily Teaching of Radiology residents and Neuroradiology fellows

  • Recognition as "Outstanding Teacher", Department of Medical

  • Imaging, University of Toronto, Academic Year 1995/96

  • Coordinator of Neuroradiology Journal Club, University of Toronto 

  • Coordinator of Can-Am Neuroradiology Conference, March 1996

  • Sunnybrook Health Science Centre - Neuroradiology Elective Coordinator

  • Sunnybrook Medical Centre - Neurosciences Rounds 

  • Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Sciences Centre -Neuroradiology Fellowship Coordinator

  • Supervisor, 1997 Summer Research Scholarship Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

  • Recognition as "Outstanding Teacher", Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Academic Year 1998/99

  • Examiner, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Diagnotic Radiology