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Magnetic Imaging Group

We develop calibration methods, standards, and contrast agents for magnetic imaging technologies as needed by the U.S. healthcare industry and the U.S. government to advance and validate quantitative biomagnetic imaging methods.

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Quantitative MRI

The MRI Standards project develops calibration structures (phantoms) and validates quantitative imaging protocols for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), focusing

Neuromorphic systems

Neuromorphic systems are required to develop cognitive processors as well as to understand how the brain works and how to measure brain function and dysfunction

SMART Contrast Agents

SMART contrast agent project develops multifunctional imaging contrast agents including nano-fabricated agents that can sense and report local properties.

Advanced Magnetic Imaging Methods

The scope of MRI is expanding with the development of both ultra-high field (14 T) and ultra-low field (0.1 mT) scanners not only for biomedical applications

Publications

Progress Towards Standards for Quantitative MRI (qMRI) and Outstanding Needs

Author(s)
Kathryn E. Keenan, Joshua R. Biller, Michael A. Boss, Adele P. Peskin, Karl F. Stupic, Stephen E. Russek, Jana Delfino, Mark Does, Jeffrey L. Evelhoch, Mark Griswold, Jeffrey Gunter, R Scott Hinks, Stuart Hoffman, Geena Kim, Riccardo Lattanzi, Xiaojuan Li, Luca Marinelli, Pratik Mukherjee, Robert J. Nordstrom, Elena Perez, Berkman Sahiner, Natalie J. Serkova, Amita Shukla-Dave, Michael Steckner, Lisa J. Wilmes, Holden Wu, Huiming Zhang, Edward F. Jackson, Daniel Sullivan
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) MRI Standards project held a one-day workshop on August 4, 2017 on campus in Boulder, CO. The goal of

Awards

2019 PECASE - Kathryn Keenan

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to...

Zabow wins 2016 NIST Bronze Medal

The Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award is the highest honorary award granted by the NIST Director. A Bronze Medal is defined as...

Contacts

Group Leader (Acting)