Prof. Dr. Klaus Scheffler

Max Planck Fellow
Department High-field Magnetic Resonance
+49 7071 601 701
+49 7071 601-702

Curriculum Vitae

Max-Planck-Fellow, Department High-field Magnetic Resonance

Director, Department of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance, University of Tübingen


2002     Habilitation, Medical Faculty, University of Freiburg, Germany
1995     PhD, Dr. phil. nat., Biophysical Chemistry, Biocentre, University of Basel, Switzerland
1992     Dipl. Phys. (Master in Physics), Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Freiburg, Germany


2011 –                 Max Planck Fellow, MRC Department, Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen,                               Germany

2011 –                 Director and W3 Professor, Department of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance, Werner Reichardt Center                               for Integrative Neurosciences, University of Tübingen, Germany
2008 – 2011       Professor of Radiological Physics at the University of Basel, Switzerland
2003 – 2008
       Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Award Professor, Department of Medical Radiology,
                              University of Basel, Switzerland
                     Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MA; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2002 – 2003
       Assistant Professor in Medical Physics at the University of Basel, Switzerland
1999 – 2002
       Senior Physicist, Section of Medical Physics, Department of Radiology, University of Freiburg, Germany
1995 – 1999
       Postdoc, Department of Biochphysical Chemsitry, Biocentre and MR-Center, University of Basel,                               Switzerland


SpreadMRI: Ultra-Fast, Spread-Spectrum Magnetic Resonance Imaging (ERC advanced grant)

TrueBOLD: Detection of brain activity with TrueFISP (DFG Reinhart Koselleck project)

MR-Implant (BMBF project)

Decipher the functional phenotypes of the transgenic Parkinson’s disease mouse model using simultaneous optogenetic fMRI and MRS with calcium and dopamine dynamic signal recordings (DFG project)

Deciphering the laminar-specific functional connectivity and its vascular and neural correlates (Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience, BMBF project)

Novel nano-sized, biocompatible and stable free radical sensors for continuous in vivo hyperpolarization at ultra-low field MRI (BMBF project)

Computational neuroimaging of the human brainstem at 9.4 T (Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience, BMBF project)

Probing the brain using long-term implantable e-skin magnetic resonance imaging sensors (Internationale Spitzenforschung. E-Brain, BW Stiftung)

Image-guide tumor therapy with innovative quantitative Deuterium Metabolic MR Imaging (Germany´s Excellence Strategy, DFG project)

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