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Marcos Wolf Marcos Wolf

Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Position: PHD Student

ORCID: 0000-0002-8744-0345
T +43 1 40400 17910

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Abdomen; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted; Kidney; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Medical Physics; Physiology; Radiology

Research interests

I am a radiologist and PhD student focusing on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In particular, I am currently investigating various potential renal MRI biomarkers to detect early stages of renal injuries ( 

MRI fascinates because it is a very versatile modality to assess structural, functional, biochemical and biomechanical information non-invasively. In this context, I am especially interested in magnetic resonance elastography and magnetic resonance spectroscopy, because merging these modalities holds the promise to unveil key aspects of human patho-/physiological processes, which will ultimately pave the way for new clinical investigations and translation into new diagnostic standards and better therapies.

Selected publications

  1. Wolf, M. et al., 2018. Magnetic resonance imaging T1- and T2-mapping to assess renal structure and function: a systematic review and statement paper. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 33(suppl_2), pp.ii41,
  2. Selby, N.M. et al., 2018. Magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers for chronic kidney disease: a position paper from the European Cooperation in Science and Technology Action PARENCHIMA. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 33(suppl_2), pp.ii4,
  3. Dekkers, I.A. et al., 2019. Consensus-based technical recommendations for clinical translation of renal T1 and T2 mapping MRI. Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 33(1), pp.163,
  4. De Boer, A. et al., 2020. Consensus,