Welcome to the Research Group Biomedical Imaging Physics

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Julia Herzen

Email: Julia.Herzen@tum.de
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Mission

We develop novel X-ray imaging methods using highly brilliant synchrotron radiation and conventional laboratory X-ray sources. We mainly focus on quantitative multi-modal approaches combining spectral and phase-contrast imaging. Currently, we are aiming at applying these methods for improved breast cancer detection and for quantitative 3D virtual histology of human tissue.

Most recent publications:

  • Heck, Lisa; Eggl, Elena; Grandl, Susanne; Dierolf, Martin; Jud, Christoph; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Mayr, Doris; Gleich, Bernhard; Hellerhoff, Karin; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia: Dose and spatial resolution analysis of grating-based phase-contrast mammography using an inverse Compton x-ray source. Journal of Medical Imaging 7 (2), 2020, 023505-1 - 023505-13 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Kulpe, Stephanie; Dierolf, Martin; Braig, Eva-Maria; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Herzen, Julia; Rummeny, Ernst; Pfeiffer, Franz; Pfeiffer, Daniela: K-edge subtraction imaging for iodine and calcium separation at a compact synchrotron x-ray source. Journal of Medical Imaging 7 (02), 2020, 023504-1 - 023504-12 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Braig, Eva-Maria; Roiser, Nathalie; Kimm, Melanie A.; Busse, Madleen; Andrejewski, Jana; Scholz, Josef; Petrich, Christian; Gustschin, Alex; Sauter, Andreas; Bodden, Jannis; Meurer, Felix; Korbel, Rüdiger; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia; Pfeiffer, Daniela: X-ray Dark-Field Radiography. Investigative Radiology, 2020, 1 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Mechlem, Korbinian; Sellerer, Thorsten; Viermetz, Manuel; Herzen, Julia; Pfeiffer, Franz: A theoretical framework for comparing noise characteristics of spectral, differential phase-contrast and spectral differential phase-contrast X-ray imaging. Physics in Medicine & Biology, 2020 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Kimm, Melanie A; Willner, Marian; Drecoll, Enken; Herzen, Julia; Noël, Peter B; Rummeny, Ernst J; Pfeiffer, Franz; Fingerle, Alexander A: Grating-based phase-contrast CT (PCCT): histopathological correlation of human liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma specimen. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 2020, jclinpath-2019-206380 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )