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The Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBT) is a joint institution of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich and hosts seven groups. The groups' research combines the expertise of natural sciences and electrical engineering with biology and medicine and spans from imaging and sensing to modeling and prediction of health and disease.


Magnetic Resonance Technology and Methods

Prof. Klaas Pruessmann



Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Prof. Sebastian Kozerke



Functional and Molecular Imaging

Prof. Markus Rudin



Biosensors and Bioelectronics

Prof. Janos Voeroes



Translational Neuromodeling

Prof. Klaas Enno Stephan



X-Ray Imaging

Prof. Marco Stampanoni



Preclinical Imaging

Prof. Jan Klohs




Prof. Mehmet Fatih Yanik (Affiliated Lab)



News & Events


Editorial on our article presenting quantification of turbulent kinetic energy in patients with aortic stenosis

A summary of the complex interplay of valve, ventricle, vessel, and flow by Florian von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff with reference to our recently published article in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. Read more 


EXCITE Summer School 2017 enjoys great interest

The EXCITE Summer School on Biomedical Imaging 2017 has received a record number of applications. Please check our website for upcoming events and schools in case you are not selected this time. Read more 


Sebastian Kozerke receives ISMRM Fellowship Award 2017

Prof. Sebastian Kozerke was named 2017 Fellow of ISMRM, the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. He receives this honour for his contributions to Magnetic Resonance imaging and spectroscopy methodology for assessing cardiovascular function. Read more 


EXCITE Symposium 2017 - Beyond Images: Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging

Join us to learn about and discuss application of cutting-edge machine learning techniques to biomedical imaging problems on Sep 9 2017 at ETH Zurich. Read more 


High-precision magnetic field sensing

An IBT team has developed a sensor that detects part-per-trillion fluctuations in strong magnetic fields. Their work just appeared in Nature Communications. Read more 

May 18, 2017

Best Dissertation award of the Philipps University Marburg for Stefan Frässle

Congratulations to Stefan Frässle for having been chosen for the Best Dissertation award of the...

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Jan 12, 2017

Götz Award 2017 for Quentin Huys

Quentin Huys is awarded the Götz Award by the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich, in...

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Jan 12, 2017

SNF Ambizione grant for Andreea Diaconescu

Andreea Diaconescu has been selected for an Ambizione grant by the Swiss National Science...

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Dec 20, 2015

Mit Mathematik gegen Depression

“Forscher der Universität und der ETH Zürich versuchen, psychische Krankheiten wie Depression mit...

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Nov 1, 2015

Talk at ZURICH.MINDS 2015 Annual Symposium

Frederike Petzschner: Harnessing your Sixth Sense

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