Quantitative MR Study Group


To promulgate documentary and measurement standards for quantitative magnetic resonance imaging in collaboration with national metrology institutes (NMIs), academic and clinical MR sites, and through collaboration with existing study groups.

Governing Committee

Chair: Diego Hernando, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair: Xavier G. Golay, Ph.D.
Secretary: Dan Ma, Ph.D.
Trainee Representative: Emma Biondetti, Ph.D.
Past-Chair: Kathryn Keenan, Ph.D.


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Study Group News

2020 ISMRM Quantitative MR Study Group trainee research awards:

1st: Sen Ma
Program No. 0878: Motion-Resolved, 3D Whole-Brain Simultaneous T1, T2, and T1ρ Mapping using Multitasking with Application to Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study

2nd: Gitanjali Chhetri
Program No. 0891: Bloch Modelling Enables Robust T2 Mapping using Retrospective Proton Density and T2-weighted Images from Different Vendors and Sites

3rd: Olivier Jaubert
Program No. 0870: Liver Dixon MR Fingerprinting: T1, T2, T2* and fat fraction tissue characterization

Winners of the Public Engagement Competition:

  1. Anita Karsa
    Twitter handle: @AnitaKarsa
  2. Marco Zampini
    Twitter handle: @MarcoAZampini
  3. Thomas Jochmann
    Twitter handle: @thomas_jochman


2019 ISMRM Quantitative MR Study Group trainee research awards:

First place: Emilie Mussard et al, #4410
High-resolution 3D T1 and T2 Mapping in the Brain Using Compressed Sensing and Dictionary Fitting

Second place: Agah Karakuzu et al, #4832
The qMRLab workflow: From acquisition to publication

Third place: Trine Hjoernevik et al, #0265
Impact of attenuation correction on image-derived input function and cerebral blood flow quantification with simultaneous [15O]-water PET/MRI

2018 ISMRM Quantitative MR Study Group trainee research awards:

First place: Michal Považan et al, #0160
Multi-vendor, multi-site comparison of 1H-MRS PRESS data acquired at 25 research sites

Second place: Malte Brammerloh et al, #0188
Iron-induced relaxation mechanisms in the human substantia nigra: towards quantifying iron load in dopaminergic neurons

Third place: Manuel Schneider et al, #0536 (represented by senior author Mustafa Bashir)
Repeatability and Reproducibility of a New Method for Quantifying Triglyceride Saturation Using Bipolar Multi-Echo MRI

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