Logo Helmholtz Zentrum München

Magnetic resonance

Introduction

Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRT) is a technology that enables the investigation of morphological abnormalities in different organs with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques or metabolic changes in a specific organ with magnetic resonance spectroscopic (MRS) techniques.

In contrast to Computed Tomography (CT) and other X-rays based imaging techniques, MRT does not expose the animal/patient to ionizing radiation.

Another advantage of this technology is that it is noninvasive, repeatedly applicable to the same animal, and therefore it permits monitoring the development of a phenotypical deviation over time.

Head

Dr. Markus Kraiger    
Tel. +49 89 3187-3138
Fax +49 89 3187-3500
E-mail

Dr. Helmut Fuchs    
Tel. +49 89 3187-3151
Fax: +49 89 3187-3500
E-mail

Prof. Dr. Martin Hrabé de Angelis    
Tel. +49 89 3187-3302
Fax +49 89 3187-3500
E-mail