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Molecular Imaging: fast and reliable stroke detection

Interview with Dr. Matthias Gräser, Instrumentation Team Leader at the Institute for Biomedical Imaging (IBI), the joint research department of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and the Technical University of Hamburg

02.06.2020

Image: Dr. Matthias Gräser; Copyright: IBI

Dr. Matthias Gräser, Instrumentation Team Leader at the Institute for Biomedical Imaging (IBI).

Image: The new medical device Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI); Copyright: IBI

The new imaging device for stroke patients works without ionizing radiation. The technology operates on the basis of iron oxide nanoparticles that are injected into the bloodstream and serve as a contrast medium.

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Image: Imaging at MEDICA; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
 Image: Dr. Matthias Gräser (right) and Institute Director Prof. Tobias Knopp (left) stand next to the new imaging system and smile into the camera; Copyright: IBI

Dr. Matthias Gräser (right) and Institute Director Prof. Tobias Knopp (left) are working on the further development of the new Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI).

Image: Diana Heiduk; Copyright: private

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