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Lukas Haider
Priv.Doz. Lukas Haider, PhD, MBA

Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy (Division of Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Radiology)
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0002-1556-1770


Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegeneration

Research interests

Imaging bio-marker development in inflammatory demyelinating and neurodegenerative diseases.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

in-vivo MRI, post-mortem-MRI, clinical and pre-clinical MRI


  • Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Imaging (Projekt-Nr. 23120) (2024)
    Source of Funding: City of Vienna, Bürgermeisterfonds
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Haider, L. et al. (2022) ‘Post-mortem correlates of Virchow-Robin spaces detected on in vivo MRI’, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, 42(7), pp. 1224–1235. Available at:
  2. Haider, L. et al. (2021) ‘Cortical involvement determines impairment 30 years after a clinically isolated syndrome’, Brain, 144(5), pp. 1384–1395. Available at:
  3. Haider, L. et al. (2021) ‘Linear brain atrophy measures in multiple sclerosis and clinically isolated syndromes: a 30-year follow-up’, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 92(8), pp. 839–846. Available at:
  4. Haider, L. et al. (2016) ‘The topograpy of demyelination and neurodegeneration in the multiple sclerosis brain’, Brain, 139(3), pp. 807–815. Available at:
  5. Haider, L. et al. (2011) ‘Oxidative damage in multiple sclerosis lesions’, Brain, 134(7), pp. 1914–1924. Available at: