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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




Prof. Mehmet Fatih Yanik



Preclinical Imaging

Prof. Jan Klohs



News & Events


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 


Congratulations to Dian Liu

Dian successfully defended her PhD thesis "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Gastrointestinal Processing of Fat Emulsions". Read more 


PhD position available - Accelerated Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Join our team to develop highly efficient Magnetic Resonance imaging of the heart. Read more 


Honorary Membership ESMRMB

Professor Klaas Prüssmann has been awarded the Honorary Membership of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ESMRMB). At the Society's recent annual meeting in Vienna he also acted as this year's Mansfield Lecturer. Read more 


Congratulations to Julia Busch and Lukas Wissmann

Julia Busch and Lukas Wissmann successfully defended their PhD theses on "Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Flow and Hyperpolarized Metabolic Imaging of the Heart" (Julia) and "Quantitative 3D Cardiac First-Pass Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging" (Lukas). Read more 

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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Jul 24, 2015

Being Neurotic Makes It Harder for You to Remember Things

Brain scans suggest that certain personality types are wired to have better memories

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