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Rahel Heule

Address: Max-Planck-Ring 11
72076 Tübingen
Room number: 3.A.02
Phone: +49 7071 601 704
Fax: +49 7071 601 702
E-Mail: Rahel.Heule

 

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Rahel Heule

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow  Unit: Scheffler

Development of rapid quantitative MR techniques based on steady-state free precession (SSFP) sequences

Current position:

Since Sept. 2017: Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany.

 

Degrees:

June 2015: PhD degree in Biophysics (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), University of Basel, Switzerland. Thesis title: Rapid magnetic resonance tissue relaxometry in the steady state.

May 2010: Master of Science degree in Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland. Master's thesis in Theoretical Physics. Thesis title: Operator control of a Heisenberg chain by locally acting on a single end qubit.

Sept. 2008: Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland.

 

Awards:

November 2015: Gorter Young Investigator Award of the German Chapter ISMRM for the dissertation Rapid magnetic resonance tissue relaxometry in the steady state.

May 2014: ISMRM Summa Cum Laude Merit Award for the work Fast B1-insensitive T2 relaxometry of the human brain at high to ultra-high fields.

April 2013: ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Merit Award for the work Triple echo steady state (TESS) relaxometry.

 

List of publications:

  • Heule R, Celicanin Z, Kozerke S, Bieri O. Simultaneous multislice triple-echo steady-state (SMS-TESS) T1, T2, PD, and off-resonance mapping in the human brain. Magn Reson Med, doi: 10.1002/mrm.27126, 2018.
  • Heule R, Pfeuffer J, Bieri O. Snapshot whole-brain T1 relaxometry using steady-state prepared spiral multislice variable flip angle imaging. Magn Reson Med, 79(2):856-866, 2018.
  • Heule R, Bieri O. Rapid and robust variable flip angle T1 mapping using interleaved 2D multislice spoiled gradient echo imaging. Magn Reson Med, 77(4):1606-1611, 2017.
  • Riegler G, Drlicek G, Kronnerwetter C, Heule R, Bieri O, Bodner G, Lieba-Samal D, Trattnig S. High-resolution axonal bundle (fascicle) assessment and triple-echo steady-state T2 mapping of the median nerve at 7 T: Preliminary experience. Invest Radiol, 51(8):529-535, 2016.
  • Kraff O, Lazik-Palm A, Heule R, Bieri O, Quick HH. 7 Tesla quantitative hip MRI: A comparison between TESS and CPMG for T2 mapping. MAGMA, 29(3):503-512, 2016.
  • Juras V, Bohndorf K, Heule R, Kronnerwetter C, Szomolanyi P, Hager B, Bieri O, Zbyn S, Trattnig S. A comparison of multi-echo spin-echo and triple-echo steady-state T2 mapping for in vivo evaluation of articular cartilage. Eur Radiol, 26(6):1905-1912, 2016.
  • Heule R, Ganter C, Bieri O. Variable flip angle T1 mapping in the human brain with reduced T2 sensitivity using fast radiofrequency-spoiled gradient echo imaging. Magn Reson Med, 75(4):1413-1422, 2016.
  • Heule R, Bär P, Mirkes C, Scheffler K, Trattnig S, Bieri O. Triple-echo steady-state T2 relaxometry of the human brain at high to ultra-high fields. NMR Biomed, 27(9):1037-1045, 2014.
  • Heule R, Ganter C, Bieri O. Rapid estimation of cartilage T2 with reduced T1 sensitivity using double echo steady state imaging. Magn Reson Med, 71(3):1137-1143, 2014.
  • Heule R, Ganter C, Bieri O. Triple echo steady-state (TESS) relaxometry. Magn Reson Med, 71(1):230-237, 2014.
  • Heule R, Bruder C, Burgarth D, Stojanovic VM. Controlling qubit arrays with anisotropic XXZ Heisenberg interaction by acting on a single qubit. Eur Phys J D, 63(1):41-46, 2011.
  • Heule R, Bruder C, Burgarth D, Stojanovic VM. Local quantum control of Heisenberg spin chains. Phys Rev A, 82(5):052333, 2010.

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Articles (13):

Juras V, Schreiner M, Laurent D, Zbýň Š, Mlynarik V, Szomolanyi P, Hager B, Scotti C, Goldhahn J, Heule R, Bieri O and Trattnig S (January-2019) The comparison of the performance of 3 T and 7 T T2 mapping for untreated low-grade cartilage lesions Magnetic Resonance Imaging 55 86-92.
Heule R, Celikanin Z, Kozerke S and Bieri O (September-2018) Simultaneous multislice triple‐echo steady‐state (SMS‐TESS) T1, T2, PD, and off‐resonance mapping in the human brain Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 80(3) 1088-1100.
Heule R, Pfeuffer J and Bieri O (February-2018) Snapshot whole‐brain T1 relaxometry using steady‐state prepared spiral multislice variable flip angle imaging Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 79(2) 856-866.
Heule R and Bieri O (April-2017) Rapid and robust variable flip angle T1 mapping using interleaved two‐dimensional multislice spoiled gradient echo imaging Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 77(4) 1606-1611.
Riegler G, Drlicek G, Kronnerwetter C, Heule R, Bieri O, Bodner G, Lieba-Samal D and Trattnig S (August-2016) High-Resolution Axonal Bundle (Fascicle) Assessment and Triple-Echo Steady-State T2 Mapping of the Median Nerve at 7 T: Preliminary Experience Investigative Radiology 51(8) 529-535.
Kraff O, Lazik-Palm A, Heule R, Theysohn JM, Bieri O and Quick Hh (June-2016) 7 Tesla quantitative hip MRI: a comparison between TESS and CPMG for T2 mapping Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine 29(3) 503–512.
Juras V, Bohndorf K, Heule R, Kronnerwetter C, Szomolanyi P, Hager B, Bieri O, Zbyn S and Trattnig S (June-2016) A comparison of multi-echo spin-echo and triple-echo steady-state T2 mapping for in vivo evaluation of articular cartilage European Radiology 26(6) 1905-1912.
Heule R, Bieri O and Ganter C (April-2016) Variable flip angle T1 mapping in the human brain with reduced t2 sensitivity using fast radiofrequency‐spoiled gradient echo imaging Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 75(4) 1413-1422.
Heule R, Bär P, Mirkes C, Scheffler K, Trattnig S and Bieri O (September-2014) Triple‐echo steady‐state T2 relaxometry of the human brain at high to ultra‐high fields NMR in Biomedicine 27(9) 1037–1045.
Heule R, Ganter C and Bieri O (April-2014) Triple echo steady‐state (TESS) relaxometry Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 71(1) 230-237.
Heule R, Ganter C and Bieri O (March-2014) Rapid estimation of cartilage T2 with reduced T1 sensitivity using double echo steady state imaging Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 71(3) 1137-1143.
Heule R, Bruder C, Burgarth D and Stojanović VM (June-2011) Controlling qubit arrays with anisotropic XXZ Heisenberg interaction by acting on a single qubit European Physical Journal D 63(1) 41-46.
Heule R, Bruder C, Burgarth D and Stojanović VM (November-2010) Local quantum control of Heisenberg spin chains Physical Review A 82(5:052333) 1-8.

Conference papers (2):

Szomolanyi P, Röhrich S, Frollo I, Juras V, Schreiner M, Heule R, Bieri O and Trattnig S (July-2017) Evaluation of compression properties of human knee cartilage: In-vivo study at 7T MRI, 11th International Conference on Measurement (MEASUREMENT 2017), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 185-188.
Juras V, Bohndorf K, Heule R, Kronnerwetter C, Szomolanyi P, Bieri O, Frollo I and Trattnig S (July-2017) T2 mapping of cartilage with triple-echo steady state MR sequence, 11th International Conference on Measurement (MEASUREMENT 2017), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 189-192.

Posters (1):

Heule R, Zaiss M, Ehses P and Scheffler K (June-20-2018): Exploring the Origin of Asymmetries in the Balanced SSFP Profile at 9.4 Tesla: Microstructure Anisotropy or Chemical Exchange?, Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018, Paris, France.

Talks (2):

Heule R, Pfeuffer J, Meyer CH and Bieri O (June-18-2018) Abstract Talk: Simultaneous B1 and T1 Mapping Using Spiral Variable-Flip-Angle Acquisitions for Whole-Brain Coverage in Less Than One Minute, Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018, Paris, France(0262).
Heule R, Bär P, Mirkes C, Scheffler K, Trattnig S and Bieri O (May-13-2014) Abstract Talk: Fast B1-insensitive T2 relaxometry of the human brain at high to ultra-high fields, Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014, Milano, Italy(0335).

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