Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

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Accelerated acquisition schemes for quantitative MRI

In medical collaboration with:
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry

In academic collaboration with:
Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC)

Scientific Director: Prof. Dr. Bjoern Menze

Contact Person(s): Pedro Gómez

In industrial collaboration with:
GE Global Research

Keywords: IBBM: image acquisition


Recent advances in MRI enable the quantification of microstructural properties of cerebral matter. These biological properties deepen our understanding of the brain in both health and disease and could assess the early onset of neurological disorders. Despite its potential, current applications are still limited by long acquisition times and low data quality. Doctoral research focuses on addressing these limitations by developing novel; accelerated acquisition schemes for quantitative MR imaging of the brain. Work evolves around developing techniques that effectively reduce scan times without compromising data quality and still capturing the most important aspects of cerebral matter.


Figure 1: By combining accelerated acquisitions, such as MR Fingerprinting (Ma et al., Nature, 2013), with machine learning techniques, it is possible to simultaneously map multiple parameters and compute tissue labels from a single, fast scan (Gómez et al., MICCAI, 2016).


Contact Person(s)

Pedro Gómez
Dr. Pedro Gómez

Working Group

Bjoern Menze
Prof. Bjoern Menze
Miguel Molina Romero
Dr. Miguel Molina Romero
Pedro Gómez
Dr. Pedro Gómez


Technische Universität München
Institut für Informatik / I16
Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching bei München

Tel.: +49 89 289-17058
Fax: +49 89 289-17059
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