IWMPI2018, Hamburg, Germany

Thank you all for a great workshop IWMPI2018 with inspiring conversations, interesting talks and innovative posters. We hope you all returned back home safe and sound with plenty of new ideas.

The 8th IWMPI took place at the University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE), Germany on March 22 - 24, 2018.


Scientific Program

Thursday, March 22, 2018

10:00Tutorials
12:30DGBMT Fachausschusssitzung Magnetische Methoden in der Medizin - Lecture Hall
12:30Welcome Reception
13:30Opening
13:45Keynote - Lawrence L. Wald: Assessing MPI as a functional brain imaging modality
14:15S01 - Tracer Synthesis and Characterization I
Chairs: Silvio Dutz (Germany), Lutz Trahms (Germany) 
T01Synthesis and Characterisation of Zn0.1Co0.9Fe2O4
Nurcan Dogan, Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey
T02

Response of suspensions of microfabricated magnetic discs to time varying fields
Leon Abelmann, KIST Europe, Germany

T03Evaluation of magnetic particle imaging using blood-pooling magnetic nanoparticles
Yasushi Takemura, Yokohama National University, Japan
T04Magnetic Fractionation of Resovist® Nanoparticles for Magnetic Particle Imaging
Takashi Yoshida, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
15:15S02 - Tracer Synthesis and Characterization II (Poster and Coffee)
P01synomag® Nanoflower Particles: A new Tracer for MPI, Physical Characterization and initial in vitro Toxicity Studies
Cordula Grüttner, micromod Partikeltechnologie GmbH, Rostock, Germany
P02Differential magnetometry on Fe2O3 nano-clustered particles
Leon Abelmann, KIST Europe, Germany
P03Continuous-Flow Synthesis of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
Jan Magonov, University of Luebeck, Institute of Medical Engineering, Luebeck, Germany
P04Synthesis of Super-paramagnetic Iron Oxides Nanoparticles Subjected to Magnetic Fields
Ankit Malhotra, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P05Comparison of Superparamagnetic Quantifier and Magnetic Particle Spectroscopy
Melissa van de Loosdrecht, Magnetic Detection and Imaging group, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands
P06From MPI tracer materials to target-specific in vivo diagnostics
David Heinke, nanoPET Pharma GmbH, Berlin, Germany
P07Biocompatible Magnetic Fluids of Modified Co-Ferrite Nanoparticles with Tunable Magnetic Properties
Silvio Dutz, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
P08Preservation Procedures for Protein-coated Magnetic Nanoparticles and their Interaction with Biological Systems
Silvio Dutz, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
P09New MPI Tracer Material – A Resolution Study
Christina Debbeler, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
15:15S03 - Reconstruction I (Poster and Coffee)
P10A comparison of image-based system matrices
Thomas Kampf, University Hospital Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
P11On the Formulation of the Magnetic Particle Imaging System Function in Fourier Space
Marco Maass, Institute for Signal Processing, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P12Spectral filtering for Chebyshev reconstruction algorithms in Magnetic Particle Imaging: a case study for reconstruction on Lissajous nodes
Francesco Marchetti, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Padova, Italy
P13An Alternative X-space Based Image Reconstruction without Partial FOV Processing
Semih Kurt, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
P14Joint Multiresolution Magnetic Particle Imaging and System Matrix Compression
Marco Maass, Instiute for Signal Processing, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P15Influence of Excitation Signal Coupling on Reconstructed Images in MPI
Anselm von Gladiss, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P16Deconvolution Kernel for 1D X-Space MPI
Aileen Cordes, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P17Reusing System Matrices of Patches in Magnetic Particle Imaging via Mirroring
Mandy Ahlborg, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P18Improving generalization properties of measured system matrices by using regularized total least squares reconstruction in MPI
Janna Flötotto, Center for Industrial Mathematics, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
P19Temporal Polyrigid Registration for Patch-based MPI Reconstruction of Moving Objects
Jan Ehrhardt, Universität zu Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
16:30S04 - Methods I
Chairs: Bennie ten Haken (Netherlands), Yasushi Takemura (Japan) 
T05Image projection estimation in MPI using projected system matrices
Jochen Franke, Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany; Physics of Molecular Imaging Systems, University RWTH Aachen, Germany
T06Fast Multi-Resolution Imaging using Adaptive Feature Detection
Nadine Gdaniec, Section for Biomedical Imaging, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and Institute for Biomedical Imaging, Hamburg University of Technology
T07Fast System Calibration for MPI Using a Rotating Coded Calibration Scene
Serhat Ilbey, ASELSAN Research Center, 06370 Ankara, Turkey
T08Spatial Resolution in MPI: The Role of Phase
Hoda Bagheri, SFU, Burnaby, Canada
T09Ghost Correction for Multi-Parameter MPI
Michael Herbst, Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany
T10On the determination of the sensitivity in magnetic particle imaging
Matthias Gräser, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
18:00Get together
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Friday, March 23, 2018 (morning)

09:00S05 - Instrumentation I
Chairs: Alexey Tonyushkin (USA), Hui Hui (China)
T11Improved Receive Hardware Unit for Magnetic Particle Imaging
Hendrik Paysen, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Berlin, Germany
T12

Adaptive hardware lens for Traveling Wave MPI
Martin Rückert, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

T13An Approach for Actively Cancelling Direct Feedthrough
Jonas Beuke, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
T14

MPI meets CT: first hybrid scanner design
Jonathan Markert, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

T15A Receive Coil Topology Based on Oppositely Tilted Solenoids for a Predefined Drive Field
Jan Stelzner, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
T16MPI Scanner with Rotating Permanent Magnets
Ulrich Heinen, Hochschule Pforzheim, Pforzheim, Deutschland
10:30S06 - Applications I (Poster and Coffee)
P20Effect of Agarose gel pore size on SPIO MPI Signal strength
Matthias Stoeckmann, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
P21MPI Arthrography – Proof of Concept in a Phantom Study
Stefan Herz, Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Germany
P22MPI based 4D flow estimation – a simulation study
Jochen Franke, Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany; Physics of Molecular Imaging Systems, University RWTH Aachen, Germany
P23Incorporation of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles into Erythrocytes for MPI
Kristin Müller, University of Luebeck, Institute of Medical Engineering, Luebeck, Germany
P24Fluorescence Labeled MPI Tracer as a Visualization Tool for Different Cell Types
Kerstin Lüdtke-Buzug, University of Luebeck, Institute of Medical Engineering, Luebeck, Germany
P25Adaption of a system function for in-vivo media
Olaf Kosch, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Berlin, Germany
P26Lateral Movement of a Helical Swimmer Induced by Rotating Focus Fields in a Preclinical MPI Scanner
Anna Bakenecker, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P27Towards the visualization of biohybrid implants with MPI: SPION infused PCL
Henning Nilius, Physics of Molecular Imaging Systems, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
P28Towards quantitative Flow Characterization of Fluids using Magnetic Particle Imaging
Robert Siepmann, Physics of Molecular Imaging Systems, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
P29Longterm stable ferrogels for magnetic particle imaging phantoms
Lucas Wöckel, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
P30Towards Standardized MPI Measurements
Patryk Szwargulski, Section for Biomedical Imaging, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
P31Evaluation of different SPIONs for their potential as MPI-tracers
Stefan Lyer, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, ENT-Department, Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine (SEON), Else-Kröner-Fresenius Stiftung-Professorship, Erlangen, Germany
10:30S07 - Instrumentation II (Poster and Coffee)
P32Excitation and Receive Unit for a Rotating Permanent Magnet Based FFL MPI System
Jonas Beuke, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
P33An Acoustic Magnetic Particle Spectrometer
Eric Aderhold, University of Lübeck, Germany
P34iMPI – inverted Magnetic Particle Imaging
Fabian Piekarek, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
P35Hybrid Gradiometer Design for Traveling Wave Magnetic Particle Imaging
Patrick Vogel, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
P36

WOTAN – low cost ultra small formfactor console for Magnetic Particle Imaging
Martin Rückert, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

P37Finite Element Analysis of Passive Magnetic Shields for a FFP MPI Scanner
Dilek M. Yalcinkaya, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
11:30S08 - Reconstruction II
Chairs: Liu Wenzhong (China), Volkmar Schulz (Germany)
T17Exploiting ill-posedness in magnetic particle imaging - system matrix approximation via randomized SVD
Tobias Kluth, Center for Industrial Mathematics, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
T18MPI reconstruction using structural prior information and sparsity
Christine Bathke, Center for Industrial Mathematics, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
T19Direct Reconstruction of Lissajous MPI Data using Chebyshev Compressed System Matrices
Martin Möddel, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
T20A Generalized Reconstruction Technique for Non-Cartesian X-Space MPI
Ali Alper Ozaslan, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
T21Influence Of A Changing Tracer Distribution To Joint Image And Background Reconstruction
Marcel Straub, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
T22Reconstruction of an object moved continuously through the Field of View in MPI
Patryk Szwargulski, Section for Biomedical Imaging, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
13:00Group Photo
13:15Lunch Break
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Saturday, March 24, 2018

09:00S13 - Instrumentation IV
Chairs: Takashi Yoshida (Japan), Volker Beer (Germany)
T36Parallel Magnetic Particle Imaging
Patrick Vogel, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
T37

An MPI-Compatible HIFU Transducer: Experimental Evaluation of Interferences.
Tim C. Kranemann, Chair of Medical Engineering, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

T38Permanent Magnet Selection Coils Design for Single-Sided Field-Free Line MPI
Alexey Tonyushkin, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, USA
T39

First Phantom Measurements with a 3D Single Sided MPI Scanner
Ksenija Gräfe, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

T40First images from an atomic-magnetometry-based 1D and (hybrid) 2D MPI scanner
Victor Lebedev, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
T41A Magnetic Particle Detector for Margin Assessment in Breast-Conserving Surgery
Erica Mason, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology, Cambridge, USA
10:30Poster and Coffee
11:15S14 - Methods II
Chairs: Kenya Murase (Japan), Frank Ludwig (Germany)
T42Metropolis Monte Carlo simulations of combined Néel and Brownian relaxation in superparamagnetic nanoparticles
Anton Lord, Physics of Molecular Imaging (PMI), Institute of Experimental Molecular Imaging (ExMI)
T43Relaxation Modeling and First Harmonic Recovery in Magnetic Particle Imaging
Volkmar Schulz, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
T44Stochastic Simulations of Magnetic Particles: Comparison of Different Methods
Alexander Neumann, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
T45Increasing the MPI Frame Rate by Excitation Signal Phase-Shifting and Receive-Signal Splitting
Anselm von Gladiss, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
T46Stenosis Analysis by synergizing MPI and intravascular OCT
Florian Griese, Section for Biomedical Imaging, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
12:30Wrap up
12:45Snack
13:30Lab-Tour
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