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
  • since 2019 Emeritus Director, Biomedical NMR, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry

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

  • Krohn S, Joseph AA, Voit D, Michaelis T, Merboldt KD, Buergers R, Frahm J (2018) Multi-slice real-time MRI of temporomandibular joint dynamics. Dentomaxillofac Rad 0, 20180162

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dreha-Kulaczewski S, Joseph AA, Merboldt KD, Ludwig HC, Gärtner J, Frahm J (2015) Inspiration is the major regulator of human CSF flow. J Neurosci 35, 2485-2491