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Prof Karin Shmueli
2.02 Malet Place Engineering Building
Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering
University College London
London
WC1E 6BT
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Appointment
  • Professor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics
  • Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Research Summary

I am interested in developing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques to increase image contrast and resolution by exploiting new contrast mechanisms. The current goal of my research programme is to characterise frequency and susceptibility contrasts and to develop and translate MRI techniques exploiting these mechanisms to improve disease diagnosis and monitoring of therapies. Conventional MRI uses only the signal magnitude, but utilising the frequency (or phase) of the MRI signal has dramatically improved visualisation of tissue structure and can reveal tissue composition. During my previous post at the USA National Institutes of Health, I developed new methods to calculate tissue magnetic susceptibility maps from MRI frequency images. MRI tissue Susceptibility Mapping is an exciting technique and a rapidly growing research area. Together with my research group and collaborators, I now aim to unlock the potential of these MRI frequency and susceptibility methods to generate clinical MRI biomarkers of disease.

Appointments
01-OCT-2021 Professor of MRI Physics Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering UCL, United Kingdom
01-JAN-2019 Programme Tutor for Intercalated BSc UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2017 Associate Professor in MRI UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering UCL, United Kingdom
NOV-2012 Undergraduate Admissions Tutor Medical Physics and Bioengineering University College London, United Kingdom
JAN-2012 Lecturer in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Medical Physics and Bioengineering University College London, United Kingdom
DEC-2010 – DEC-2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow Advanced MRI Section, Lab of Functional & Molecular Imaging NINDS, National Institutes of Health, United States
DEC-2005 – DEC-2010 Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow Advanced MRI Section, Lab of Functional & Molecular Imaging NINDS, National Institutes of Health, United States
Academic Background
2013   ATQ01 - Successfully completed an institutional provision in teaching in the HE sector Institute of Education
2005   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
2001   Master of Science University College London
1999   Master of Natural Science (Honours) University of Cambridge
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