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Quantitative MR-based imaging of physical biomarkers

06/2019 - 11/2022


  • European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (Opens external link in new windowEMPIR)

The aim of this project is to evaluate emerging and complementary Electric Properties Tomography (EPT) and Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting (MRF) MR techniques, to develop quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) analysis for more accurate disease diagnostics. Algorithms for analyzing EPT and MRF output signals will be developed and improved, with performance validated using fully characterized, SI-traceable, ‘phantom’ reference artefacts and monitored components. Diagnosis of high impact clinical conditions with these new techniques (such as cerebrovascular diseases) will be assessed, and results disseminated to end-users such as MRI manufacturers and the medical community.


  • 6 European national metrology institutes and research institutes
  • 5 Science and technology institutes


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