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Stephan Gruber
PhD Stephan Gruber

Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy
Position: Associate Professor

T +43 1 40400 17730

Further Information


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

Research interests

Luckily, I was early involved in sequence development at high fields (3 & 7 T) with the focus on multiparametric neuro- and breast (metabolic-) imaging. This includes the development and/or application of 1H-MR- and 31P-MR-spectrospopy, diffusion weighted imaging, dynamic contrast enhanced imaging in healthy volunteers and patients. Furthermore, I enjoy project management and supervision of PhD-students and Postdocs.

Selected publications

  1. Bogner, W. et al., 2015. Bilateral Diffusion-weighted MR Imaging of Breast Tumors with Submillimeter Resolution Using Readout-segmented Echo-planar Imaging at 7 T. Radiology, 274(1), pp.74-84. Available at:
  2. Gruber, S. et al., 2014. Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Breast Tumors at 3 and 7 T. Investigative Radiology, 49(5), pp.354-362. Available at:
  3. Gruber, S. et al., 2011. Three-dimensional Proton MR Spectroscopic Imaging at 3 T for the Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Breast Lesions. Radiology, 261(3), pp.752-761. Available at:
  4. Bogner, W. et al., 2011. In vivo 31P spectroscopy by fully adiabatic extended image selected in vivo spectroscopy: A comparison between 3 T and 7 T. Magn. Reson. Med., 66(4), pp.923-930. Available at:
  5. Gruber, S. et al., 2003. High-resolution 3D proton spectroscopic imaging of the human brain at 3 T: SNR issues and application for anatomy-matched voxel sizes, Magn Reson Med. 2003 Feb;49(2):299-306.