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Following this year's annual meeting of the German Section of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (DS-ISMRM), Sebastian Schmitter (PTB) was elected as president of DS-ISMRM. The DS-ISMRM is a registered association which, according to its statutes, is particularly committed to promoting young scientists in the field of magnetic resonance. This is achieved in particular by...

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Ms Kerstin Kerkering has received the Manfred Hirschvogel Award as the best thesis of 2021 for her dissertation "Multiparametric Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Motion Compensation".

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Christoph Stefan Aigner, Sebastian Dietrich, Tobias Schaeffter and Sebastian Schmitter (PTB) have published a new article in MRM: Calibration-free pTx of the human heart at 7T via 3D universal pulses.

This study investigates the feasibility of using precalculated universal pulses for a calibration-free homogeneous 3D flip angle distribution in the human heart at 7T. The proposed universal...

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Christoph Stefan Aigner (PTB) and Sebastian Dietrich (PTB) received the ISMRM Summa Cum Laude Merit Award for their contributions "Calibration-free pTx of the human heart at 7T via 3D universal pulses" and "Respiratory resolved and corrected 3D ∆B0 mapping and fat-water imaging at 7 Tesla" at the 2021 ISMRM & SMRT Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Christoph Stefan Aigner (PTB) received the ISMRM Magna...

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In collaboration with Simon Schmidt and Mark E. Ladd from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg and Martin Bruschewski, Kristine John and Sven Grundmann from the Institute of Fluid Dynamics at the University of Rostock, Sebastian Schmitter (PTB) has published an article "Phase-contrast acceleration mapping with synchronized encoding" in the scientific journal Magnetic Resonance in...

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As part of an interdisciplinary study between Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, HELIOS Klinikum Berlin Buch, German Center for Cardiovascular Research, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Theresienkrankenhaus und St. Hedwig-Klinik in Mannheim and PTB in Berlin, the paper "Traveling Volunteers: A Multi-Vendor, Multi-Center Study on Reproducibility and...

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In collaboration with Aarhus University (Mads Sloth Vinding and Torben Ellegaard Lund) and PTB (Christoph Stefan Aigner and Sebastian Schmitter), a fast 2D RF pulse design with patient-specific B1+ and B0 off-resonance compensation at 7 T predicted using convolutional neural networks was presented. The paper, "DeepControl: 2DRF pulses facilitating B1+ inhomogeneity and B0 off-resonance...

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As part of a joint study between the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, New York University, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg and PTB, Fabian Kratzer (DKFZ) and his colleagues, in collaboration with Sebastian Schmitter (PTB), have published a new article in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine entitled "3D sodium (23Na) magnetic...

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Together with scientist from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, the University of Tuebingen, the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, and 6 more institutes from Austria, Sweden and the USA, Kerstin Heinecke and Patrick Schünke (PTB) published a new article in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: Pulseq-CEST: Towards multi-site multi-vendor compatibility and...

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