Thomas Benkert

Thomas Benkert, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Function: 
Key Personnel
Affiliation: 
CAI²R
Phone: 
646-754-8016
Fax: 
212-263-7541
Address: 
2nd Floor 660 First Avenue New York, NY 10016
Educational Details: 
  • 2012 - 2015, PhD Studies, Research Center Magnetic Resonance Bavaria / University of Wuerzburg, Germany
  • 2006 - 2011 Studies of Mathematics and Physics, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Research Interest: 
  • Non-Cartesian imaging, in particular radial imaging
  • Steady-state techniques
  • Fat-water separation
  • Model-based reconstructions, Compressed Sensing
Selected Publications: 

Journal Publications

  • Benkert T.; Feng L.; Sodickson DK.; Chandarana H; Block KT.: Free-Breathing Volumetric Fat/Water Separation by Combining Radial Sampling, Compressed Sensing, and Parallel Imaging. Magn Reson Med: Early view, doi: 10.1002/mrm.26392 (2016).
  • Benkert T.; Ehses P.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Fast Isotropic Banding-Free bSSFP Imaging Using 3D Dynamically Phase-Cycled Radial bSSFP (3D DYPR-SSFP). Z Med Phys: 26(1): 63-74 (2016).
  • Benkert T.; Bartsch A.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Generating Multiple Contrasts Using Single-Shot Radial T1 Sensitive and Insensitive Steady-State Imaging. Magn Reson Med: 73(6): 2129-2141 (2015).
  • Benkert T.; Ehses P.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Dynamically Phase-Cycled Radial Balanced SSFP Imaging for Efficient Banding Removal. Magn Reson Med: 73(1): 182-194 (2015).

Conference Proceedings

2016

  • Benkert T.; Sodickson DK.; Chandarana H.; Block KT.: Free-breathing volumetric fat/water separation by combining radial sampling, compressed sensing, and parallel imaging. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 24: 570 (2016).

2015

  • Benkert T.; Ehses P.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Fast Isotropic Banding-Free bSSFP Imaging Using 3D Dynamically Phase-Cycled Radial bSSFP (3D DYPR-SSFP). Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 23: 3631 (2015).

2014

  • Benkert T.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Generating T2- and T1-weighted Images Using Radial T-One Sensitive and Insensitive Steady State Imaging (RA-TOSSI). Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22: 90 (2014) (ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Award).
  • Benkert T.; ; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Attenuation of Signal from Multiple Tissue Types with Singleshot Inversion Recovery Radial Steady State Imaging. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22: 4240 (2014).
  • Ababneh R.; Benkert T.; Breuer FA: Fat-Water Separation in the Abdomen During Free-Breathing by using Stack-of-Star (SOS) 3D radial TrueFISP Imaging; Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22: 1658 (2014).

2013

  • Benkert T.; Ababneh R.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Single Acquisition Fat Water Separation Using a Golden Ratio Radial bSSFP Sequence with Dynamic Echotime Shifting. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 21: 4273 (2013).
  • Benkert T.; Ott M.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: MR Parameter Quantification (T1, T2, PD) with Integrated Fat Water Separation Using a Multi-Echo Phase Cycled bSSFP-Sequence. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 21: 4213 (2013).
  • Ott M.; Benkert T.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Experimental Analysis of Three Spoiling Mechanisms Used in Variable-Flip-Angle T1 Mapping. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 21: 2475 (2013).
  • Ababneh R.; Benkert T.; Blaimer M; Breuer FA: Robust High Resolution Fat-Water Separation in the Abdomen During Free-Breathing by Self-Gated 2D Radial TrueFISP Imaging. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 21: 4276 (2013).
  • Ababneh R.; Benkert T.; Blaimer M; Breuer FA: Abdominal Fat-Water Separation in High Temporal and Spatial Resolution During Free Breathing. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 21: 3762 (2013).
  • Benkert T.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: RAdial T-One Sensitive and Insensitive Steady state Imaging (RA-TOSSI). Proc. ESMRMB 142 (2013).
  • Benkert T.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Attenuation of Signal from Multiple Tissue Types with Singleshot Inversion Recovery Steady State Imaging. Proc. ESMRMB 143 (2013).

2012

  • Benkert T.; M. Ott; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Banding Artifact Removal in bSSFP Imaging Using Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction. Proc. ESMRMB 690 (2012).
  • Ott M.; Benkert T.; Blaimer M.; Jakob PM.; Breuer FA.: Towards a full 3D MR parameter quantification by means of (demodulated) off-resonance insensitive balanced SSFP. Proc. ESMRMB 83 (2012).

Other

  • Benkert T.; Novel Steady-State Techniques for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, PhD Thesis (german) (2015) .

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Philanthropic Support

We gratefully acknowledge generous support for radiology research at NYU Langone Medical Center from:
 
• The Big George Foundation
• Raymond and Beverly Sackler
• Bernard and Irene Schwartz

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