Imperial College London

DrRolfHeckemann

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Honorary Research Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 8816 7653r.heckemann Website

 
 
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Location

 

Cyclotron buildingHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Medical images contain plenty of information, but some of it remains hidden on standard two-dimensional slice or surface representations. My research mission is to develop image processing methods that extract, filter and present such information in a way that makes it useful in clinical medicine as biomarkers of disease. I want to enable clinicians to see more on images of the adult human brain. This could change the lives of people with dementia symptoms: an earlier and more accurate diagnosis alleviates uncertainty and increases the hope for successful interventions. In the fight against Alzheimer disease and other dementias, biomarkers could accelerate the development of drugs that slow down or prevent disease progress, effectively improving patients' prognosis.

Personal homepage: http://www.soundray.org

Publications

Journals

Ledig C, Schuh A, Guerrero R, et al., 2018, Structural brain imaging in Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment: biomarker analysis and shared morphometry database, Scientific Reports, Vol:8, ISSN:2045-2322

Wild HM, Heckemann RA, Studholme C, et al., 2017, Gyri of the human parietal lobe: Volumes, spatial extents, automatic labelling, and probabilistic atlases, Plos One, Vol:12, ISSN:1932-6203

Merida I, Reilhac A, Redoute J, et al., 2017, Multi-atlas attenuation correction supports full quantification of static and dynamic brain PET data in PET-MR, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Vol:62, ISSN:0031-9155, Pages:2834-2858

Faillenot I, Heckemann RA, Frot M, et al., 2017, Macroanatomy and 3D probabilistic atlas of the human insula., Neuroimage, Vol:150, Pages:88-98

Conference

Andersson KM, Wasen C, Silfversward ST, et al., 2018, Physical functioning in rheumatoid arthritis is controlled by hippocampus and insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor signalling, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, Pages:28-28, ISSN:0300-9742

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