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Maurits Jansen

Preclinical Imaging Facility Manager

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Phone: 0131 242 9359/9360

Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Utrecht University
Master of Science, Utrecht University

Area of Expertise

Research expertisePreclinical magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy


Dr. Jansen is a medical biologist and principal investigator at the Centre for Cardiovascular Science of the University of Edinburgh and manager of Edinburgh Preclinical Imaging, a state-of-the-art preclinical imaging facility housing 4 imaging modalities: high-field MRI, ultrasound, optical imaging and micro PET/CT imaging. He has established preclinical MRI facilities at Utrecht and Edinburgh. Dr Jansen has over 20 years of experience conducting preclinical research studies. He has used a wide range of MR imaging and spectroscopy methods in animal models of disease as well as ex vivo human organs. His interests include optimisation and validation of novel diagnostic imaging methods and exploration of imaging biomarkers.


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