Cardiac MR Group

Faculty of Medicine | Lund University



Steering committee


Håkan Arheden, MD, PhD, Professor



Anthony Aletras, MSc, PhD, Senior Resercher



Marcus Carlsson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor



Henrik Engblom, MD, PhD, Associate Professor



Einar Heiberg, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor



Jonas Jögi, MD, PhD




 Post doctoral fellows


Shahnaz Akil, [Publications]
MSc, PhD 
Diagnosis of stress-induced ischemia - a comparison of different methods.

PhD thesis


Per Arvidsson [Publications]
Cardiac pumping revisited: quantitative blood flow analysis in the human heart.

PhD thesis


Helen Fransson [Publications]
MSc engineering mathematics, PhD

[PhD thesis]


Kostas Haris [Publications]
MSc engineering physics, PhD


Bo Hedén [Publications]
MD, PhD 

[PhD thesis


Erik Hedström [Publications]
MD, PhD, Associate Professor

[PhD thesis]


Robert Jablonowski, [Publications]

[PhD thesis]


Mikael Kanski , [Publications]

[PhD thesis]


Sascha Kopic, [Publications]


Karin Markenroth [Publications]
MSc physics engineering, PhD

[PhD thesis]


Henrik Mosén [Publications

[PhD thesis]


David Nordlund [Publications]
Myocardium at Risk, pathophysiology and practical applications.

PhD thesis


Ellen Ostenfeld [Publications]
Lund Pulmonary Hypertension Research Network

[PhD thesis]


Katarina Steding-Ehrenborg, [Publications} 
physiotherapist, PhD

[PhD thesis] 


Johannes Töger, [Publications]
MSc engineering physics, PhD

[PhD thesis]


Sverrir S Stephensen, MD, [Publications]
New methods for quantification of cardiac function in congenital heart disease using MRI

PhD thesis


Christos Xanthis, [Publications]
MSc in Engineering and Physical Science in Medicine, PhD


 PhD students


Mariam Al-Mashat, [Publications]
Pulmonary blood flow in heart failure – studies of distribution patterns using novel non-invasive diagnostic methods. 


Sebastian Bidhult, [Publications]
MSc electrical engineering
Quantitative methods for cardiac MRI.


Petter Frieberg


Tom Gyllenhammar, [Publications]
Cardiac microvascular disease quantified with cardiovascular magnetic resonance. 


Fredrik Hedeer, MD [Publications]
Myocardial perfusion SPECT for the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease - diagnostic performance and prognostic value.


Georgios Kantasis [Publications]
Massively parallel cloud-based MR simulations for the quantification of tissue characteristics. 


Jonathan Karlsson


Felicia Seemann


Pia Sjöberg [Publications]
Hemodynamic assessment in patients with congenital heart disease using magnetic resonance imaging.


Ulrika Pahlm, [Publications]
Strain quantification in normals and athletes using MRI


Research Technicians

Ann-Helen Arvidsson
Christel Carlander
Lotta Åkesson
Johanna Koul
Reza Farazdaghi



Jelena Bock MSc biomedical engineering,  PhD
Jane Tufvesson MSc, applied mathematics, [PhD thesis] [Publications]
Joey FA Ubachs MD, PhD [PhD thesis] [Publications]

Peter Cain, MBBS, PhD, cardiologist, post doc 2002-2004 [Publications]

Martin Ugander MD, PhD 2001-2009 [PhD thesis] [Publications]

David Strauss PhD 2007-2010 [PhD thesis] [Publications]

Rainer Petzina MD, PhD [PhD thesis] [Publications]
Vacuum-assisted closure of sternotomy wounds

Erik Bergvall [PhD thesis] [Publications]

Shruti Agarwal, MSc mathematics, PhD [Publications]

Loriano Galeotti, PhD, Post-Doc part of 2009, [Publications]

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