Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences

Frahm, Jens, Prof. Dr.

Director, Biomedical NMR, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

  • 1974 Diploma in Physics, Univ. of Göttingen
  • 1977 Doctorate in Physical Chemistry, Univ. of Göttingen
  • 1977-1982 Postdoctoral Researcher, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry
  • 1982-1992 Head, Independent Research Group (BMFT grant)
  • since 1993 Director, Biomedical NMR, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry
  • 1994 Habilitation, Faculty of Chemistry, Univ. of Göttingen
  • since 1997 Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Univ. of Göttingen
  • since 2011 External Scientific Member, MPI for Dynamic and Self-Organization

Major Research Interests

  • Development and application of novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques: noninvasive studies of organ systems, physiological processes and body functions
  • Real-time MRI: image reconstruction as solution to a nonlinear inverse problem
  • Quantitative parametric mapping: model-based reconstructions

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Selected Recent Publications

  • Wang X, Joseph AA, Kalentev O, Merboldt KD, Voit D, Roeloffs V, van Zalk M, Frahm J (2016). High-resolution myocardial T1 mapping using single-shot inversion-recovery fast low-angle shot MRI with radial undersampling and iterative reconstruction. Br. J. Radiol. 89, 20160255.
  • Tan Z, Roeloffs V, Voit D, Joseph AA, Untenberger M, Merboldt KD, Frahm J (2017). Model-based reconstruction for real-time phase-contrast flow MRI – Improved spatiotemporal accuracy. Magn. Reson. Med. 77, 1082-1093.
  • Klosowski J, Frahm J (2017). Image denoising for real-time MRI. Magn. Reson. Med. 77, 1340-1352.
  • Merrem A, Hofer S, Voit D, Merboldt KD, Klosowski J,; Untenberger M. , Fleischhammer J, Frahm J (2017). Rapid diffusion-weighted MRI of the brain without susceptibility artifacts: Single-shot STEAM with radial undersampling and iterative reconstruction. Invest. Radiol. 52, 428-433.
  • Wang X, Roeloffs VB, Klosowski J, Tan Z, Voit D, Uecker M, Frahm J (2018). Model-based T1 mapping with sparsity constraints using single-shot inversion-recovery radial FLASH. Magn. Reson. Med. 79, 730-740.