We want our research to have an impact. That is why we aim to make our research results useful for society as a whole, shaping our own work based on social impetus. We attach great importance to close cooperation with outside research partners and partners from industry so that our findings can be applied to improve people's lives in the long term.
MEDICAL IMAGING PHYSICS (INM-4)
The research and development activities of our research groups in the Medical Imaging Physics division (INM-4) of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine focus on the development, experimental validation and the clinical implementation of novel brain imaging methods.
Head of Institute: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. N. J. Shah
The primary objective of the study was to quantify the metabolic profile of the human putamen in vivo within a cohort of elderly subjects. Employing MRS, the team achieved quantification of metabolite concentrations using a correction method previously proposed to account for tissue composition within the volume of interest.