Curriculum Vitae   Greg Brown
Personal Information
Gregory Colin Brown
Senior  Radiographer Research & Technical Development
MRI Unit
Royal Adelaide Hospital
North Terrace
Adelaide
South Australia 5000

Phone 08 82224700 or 08 82224822
FAX  08 82225930

email:  gbrown1@mail.rah.sa.gov.au

            vision@adelaide.on.net

Web site: The Adelaide MRI Website http://www.users.on.net


Academic Qualifications

Associate Diploma in Business. (Health Administration)


Awarded by the South Australian Institute of Technology on the 16th of April 1984.

Associate Diploma in Radiological Technology.
Awarded by the South Australian Institute of Technology on the 25th of August 1980, replacing an earlier award of the Advanced Diagnostic Radiography Certificate, conferred on the 24th of May 1979.


Professional Accreditation

Level 1 MR Accreditation Examination.
Australian Institute of Radiography.  March 1999


Membership of professional bodies


Associated Positions


Books


Refereed Publications (1997-2000)

  • Clark, C.R., Moores, K.A., Lewis, A., McFarlane, A.C., Weber, D.L., Taylor, J, Brown, G., Puce, A. Investigating the spatiotemporal dynamics of human working memory using mult-modal brain imaging.International Journal of Psychophysiology, invited refereed publication, currently in preparation.
  • Clark, C.R., Brown, G.C., Weber, D.L. and Taylor, D.J.Investigating brain source dynamics using combined functional imaging methods.Proceedings of the Brain Sciences Institute Meeting.Melbourne, December 1997. (Refereed article)

  • Refereed journal abstracts
    Conference papers
  • Intra-Arterial Contrast Enhanced MRA (IA-CEMRA) D.J. Taylor and G. Brown. Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. (466) Denver U.S.A. April 2000
  • Investigations of human working memory function using multimodal imaging techniques. Clark, CR, Moores, K, Lewis, A, Fitzgibbon, S, Orr, R, Weber, DL, Taylor, J, Brown, G, Egan, G, Morris, P, McFarlane, A, and Puce, A  10th biennial World Congress of Psychophysiology, Sydney, Australia, February 2000.
  • Identifying the functional organization of working memory updating using fMRI. Moores, K.A., Lewis, A.C., Clark, C.R., Weber, D.L., Taylor, D.J.,Brown, G.C., Egan, G,F., Puce, A., McFarlane, A.C. 9th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology, Sydney, Australia.
  • Stimulus and response set during updating of working memory. Moores, K.A., Lewis, A., Clark, C.R., Weber, D.L., Taylor, J, Brown, G., McFarlane, A.C., Puce, 10th World Congress of Psychophysiology, Sydney, February, 2000
  • An investigation of goal-setting in working memory using fMRI. Clark, CR, Moores, K, Lewis, A, Fitzgibbon, S, Orr, R, Weber, DL, Taylor, J, Brown, G, Egan, G, Morris, P, McFarlane, A, and Puce, A .  Functional Brain Mapping Symposium, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, October 1999.
  • Differentiating working memory processes using multimodal imaging.Clark, CR, Orr, R, Weber, DL, Moores, K, Lewis, A, Pomeroy, DE, Fitzgibbon, S, Taylor, J, Brown, G, Egan, P, McFarlane, A, and Puce, A. 10th World Congress of the International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography. Adelaide Convention Centre, October 1999.
  • A functional MRI Study of Working Memory Updating. Moores, KA, Lewis, AC, Clark, CR, Weber, DL, Brown, G, Puce, A, Taylor, J and Egan, G. 10th World Congress of the International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography. Adelaide Convention Centre, October, 1999
  • Contrast Enhanced MRA: Getting it Done.  Greg Brown  Australian & New Zealand chapter of SMRT Christchurch NZ October 1999
  • Introduction to Brain Activation Mapping with BOLD MRI  Greg Brown Australian & New Zealand chapter of SMRT Christchurch NZ October 1999
  • MRI Hardware Developments  Greg Brown  Australian & New Zealand chapter of SMRT Christchurch NZ October 1999
  • Multi-planar Reconstructed Magnetic resonance Imaging as a Tool for Anatomical Investigation. Brown G.C. Proceedings of the Section for Magnetic Resonance Technologists (SMRT) Annual Meeting (6) Philadelphia May 1999
  • Investigations of Human Working Memory Function using Multimodal Imaging Techniques. Conference Presentation,Clark, C.R, Moores, K.A., Lewis, A.C., Fitzgibbon, S.P., Orr, R.S., Webber, D.L., Taylor, D.J.,  Brown, G.C., Egan, G.F., Morris, P., McFarlane, A.C., Puce, A. (2000) 10th World Congress for the International Organization for Psychophysiology, Sydney, Australia. February 1999
  • Recent Developments in MRI  Greg Brown  "State of the Art Imaging: Imaging and a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of cancer. Adelaide February 9-11 1998
  • Basic MR Angiography Techniques  Greg Brown  Multi-Disciplinary Vascular Imaging Workshop (SA Branches of AIR & ASA)  Adeaide August 2 1997
  • MR Flow Quantification and Contrast Enhanced MRA  Greg Brown Multi-Disciplinary Vascular Imaging Workshop (SA Branches of AIR & ASA)  Adeaide August 2 1997
  • Fat Suppression Techniques  Greg Brown  The New Zealand MR Users' Meeting  Aukland NZ November 1996
  • Abdominal MRI - Technical Solutions  Greg Brown  Adelaide MRI User's Group Meeting  February 1997
  • 10 Years of MRI in Adelaide  Greg Brown  Branch meeting of the S.A. branch of the AIR March 1996
  • MRI: Present and Future Practicalities  Greg Brown  Grand Round of the Women's and Children's Hospital   Adelaide  September1995
  • Patient Monitoring in MRI Greg Brown   MRI in the Vineyard. Australian & NZ MRI User's meeting  Victoria August 1995
  • MRI Hardware  Greg Brown   MRI in the Vineyard. Australian & NZ MRI User's meeting Victoria August 1995
  • Manipulating Signal to Noise Ratio  Greg Brown  "MRI Update" a continuing education project of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Institute of Radiography. Melbourne 1992
  • Musculo-skeletal M.R.I., a Practical Analysis. Greg Brown  Annual conference of the Australian Institute of Radiography, Geelong February 1990.

  • Conference Posters
  • Linking sensory and motor representations in working memory plan formation. Clark, C.R, Moores, K.A., McFarlane, A.C., Lewis, A.C.,Brown, G.C., Puce, A., Egan, G.F., Taylor, D.J., (2000)  6th Annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, San Antonio, Texas. June 2000
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Vascular Stents. Taylor DJ, Brown GC Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (1892) Philadelphia U.S.A. May 1999
  • Magnetic resonance imaging of the pre and post mortem spine in the sheep. Taylor DJ, Brown GC, Moore R, Hutchinson J. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (2004) Philadelphia U.S.A. May 1999

  • Miscellaneous Publications
  • MPR in Routine Applications. The Pulse (Australian MR Newsletter) 1998
  • Phased Array Technology  The Pulse October 1997
  • Get a Virtual Life: MR Education on the Internet. New Zealand MR Users' Newsletter January 1997
  • Coming To Australia? MR Pulse & Signals Fall 1997 (Promotional information for the Annual Meeting of the ISMRM)
  • Web Site Review : International MR Safety Web Site  The Pulse Jaunary 1996
  • AMRIN (Editor) An Australian MRI Newsletter. 1987 - 1991
  • Review of the proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Greg Brown Published by Medical Applications April 1988

  • Radio Frequency principle in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Greg Brown  Pre-conference reading material, Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neurological Disease  AdelaideAugust 1987

    Conference & Workshop Attendances
  • Fourth Australian Functional Brain mapping Symposium & Multi-Modality Imaging Workshop Adelaide Australia October 1999
  • Australian Siemens MR Users' Meeting, Fremantle Australia September 1999
  • Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMSRM) and the Section of Magnetic Resonance Technologists (SMRT) Philadelphia USA. May 1999
  • Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMSRM) and the Section of Magnetic Resonance Technologists (SMRT) Sydney Australia April 1998
  • PARGEN course  Siemens Medical Engineering Erlangen Germany May 1997
  • Fifth Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMSRM) and the Section of Magnetic Resonance Technologists (SMRT) Vancouver Canada April 1997
  • Third International Conference on MRI.  Melbourne Australia March 1997
  • Third Australian Functional Brain Mapping Symposium & Multi-Modality Imaging Workshop Melbourne Australia March 1997
  • New Zealand MR Users' Meeting. Auckland  November 1996
  • Gold Coast CT & MR Conference Queensland  August 1996
  • Second International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Melbourne April 1995
  • MRI in the Vineyard. A meeting of Australian & NZ MRI User's Victoria August 1995
  • Advanced MR Users' workshop Royal Children's Hospital   Melbourne August 1995
  • Annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America  (RSNA94) Chicago November 1994
  • Annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA93)  Chicago November 1993
  • Australian Institute of Radiography Annual Conference Geelong, February 1990
  • Seventh annual scientific meeting and exhibition of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, San Francisco,August 1989
  • Seminar in Magnetic Resonance Imaging  Adelaide June 1987


  • Current Research Grants



    Other Current Research Projects
  • Modelling traumatic brain injury using neurophysiological, neurosurgical, biochemical, and radiologicical parameters. Mathias JL, Jones DJ. Jones N.
    Current role: Developing protocols and acquiring pilot MRI data for subsequent analysis.
  • The incidence of "silent" cerebral infarcts following carotid endarterectomy. Taylor DJ, Mathias JL, Raptis S, Thompson P.
    Current role: Study coordinator,protocol development and MR data acquisition. bloods collection.
  • Is renal cortical blood flow reversibility heterogenous in essential hypertension? Sydenham D (Honours project, Taverner D.
    Current role: MR protocol development. acquisition and transfer of data, literature search and MR instruction
  • Brain function after trauma: a prospective study of jockeys.Moore C, Clark CR, Wilson AJ, Taylor DJ Brown GC Fitzgibbon S.
  • Current role protocol development and MR data acquisition.
  • Quantitative evaluation of prednisolone treatment for nasal polyposis- A randomised controlled trial. Gills D, Smith W, Taylor DJ, Brown GC.Pilot data for NMHRC grant application 139600. Current role: protocol development and MR data acquisition.
  • Identifying acute discitis in live sheep.R.Moore D Taylor. Current role: technical services (scanning and data transfer)