Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties Study Group

(Previously named: Susceptibility Weighted Imaging)


To stimulate and facilitate the development, evaluation and clinical application of MR techniques based on mapping or highlighting electromagnetic tissue properties including: quantitative magnetic susceptibility mapping (QSM), susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI), electrical properties tomography (EPT), and MR electrical impedance tomography (MR-EIT).

Governing Committee

Chair: José Pedro Marques, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair: Ulrich Katscher, Ph.D.
Secretary: Stefan Ropele, Ph.D.
Trainee Representative: Emma Biondetti, M.Sc.
SMRT Representative: Julie Anne Fitzpatrick, DCR(R)M.Sc.
Past-Chair: Karin Shmueli, Ph.D.


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Study Group News

2018 Study Group Governance Committee Election is Now Open
Voting deadline is 28 February 2018 @ 23:59 EST

2017 ISMRM Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA
Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties Study Group Session – Best Presentation Awards! Click here for video.

1st Place Winner: Xiaojun Guan, M.Sc.
Abstract titled:
Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping (QSM) as a Biomarker for Evaluating White Matter Alterations in Parkinson’s Disease
2nd Place Winner: Ghoncheh Amouzandeh, M.Sc.
Abstract titled:
Conductivity Measurements at 21.1 T using MR Electrical Property Tomography
3rd Place Winner: Xin Miao, B.Sc.
Abstract titled:
Accelerated B0 Mapping Using “X” Sampling in k-TE Space
Mentions of Honor:
Stefano Mandija, M.Sc.;
Hannah Erdevig, B.Sc.; and
Gulsah Yildiz, B.Sc.

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