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Gilbert Hangel
Dipl.-Ing. Gilbert Hangel, PhD

Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy, Department of Neurosurgery
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0002-3986-3159
T +43 1 40400 64710

Further Information


Functional Magnetic Resonance; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy; Ultrahigh field MRI

Research group(s)

Research interests

  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging (MRSI)
  • Intraoperative MRI
  • MR Sequence design and development
  • Ultra-high field MR
  • MRI and MRSI applications to diseases of the brain (glioma, MS, epilepsy...)

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • High resolution and ultra-high resolution MRSI of the brain at 7 T
  • Non-Cartesian MRSI at 3 T and 7 TT
  • MRSI application to patient studies
  • Intraoperative MRI
  • Advanced MRI protocols for brain tumours


  • 3D 2HG Bildgebung als Biomarker für IDH-Mutation in Gliomen (2017)
    Source of Funding: FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Programme Clinical Research
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Hangel, G. et al. (2018) ‘Ultra-high resolution brain metabolite mapping at 7 T by short-TR Hadamard-encoded FID-MRSI’, NeuroImage, 168, pp. 199–210. Available at:
  2. Hangel, G. et al. (2015) ‘Lipid suppression via double inversion recovery with symmetric frequency sweep for robust 2D‐GRAPPA‐accelerated MRSI of the brain at 7 T’, NMR in Biomedicine, 28(11), pp. 1413–1425. Available at:
  3. Považan, M. et al. (2015) ‘Mapping of brain macromolecules and their use for spectral processing of 1 H-MRSI data with an ultra-short acquisition delay at 7 T’, NeuroImage, 121, pp. 126–135. Available at:
  4. Jain, S. et al., 2017. Patch-Based Super-Resolution of MR Spectroscopic Images: Application to Multiple Sclerosis. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11. Available at:
  5. Strasser, B. et al. (2016) ‘(2 + 1)D-CAIPIRINHA accelerated MR spectroscopic imaging of the brain at 7T’, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 78(2), pp. 429–440. Available at: