b_282_160_16777215_00_images_institute_heidelberg_Glashaus.jpgAt the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) around 3400 employees work in seven research areas such as the development and causes of cancer and factors that influence the risk of cancer. The 7 Tesla MRI is mainly used by employees of the research focus in imaging and radiation oncology. Goal is through intensive cooperation between the different basic research departments and the clinical cooperation partners to develop new diagnostic methods and implement them immediately in clinical research.


Research areas

• Hydrogen and X-nuclei imaging
• RF systems and concepts
• Electromagnetic simulations
• Tumor diagnosis


RF Laboratory
1H-coil for neuro and musculoskeletal MRI
X-nuclei coils (17O, 23Na, 35Cl, 31P, 39K)
Various clinical MRI systems (including 3T MR-PET)


German Cancer Research Center (E020)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

Prof. Mark E. Ladd
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Phone: +49 6221 42 2553
Fax: +49 6221 42 2585