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Imaging the Force of Cancer

Deliverables

Report on results from preclinical trials

Results from in vivo tests on orthotopically implanted tumours or experimental metastasis in mice using both research scanner and commercial scanner. The aim is to verify results from the in vitro experiments.

Report on clinical MRF protocol for breast

After 14 month KCL has collected data about the reproducibility, stability, and precision of the current MRF protocol

Final report on TFM results

This report will demonstrate the degree to which TFM derived force measurements correlate with MRF derived values. This represents an important step in the validation of MRF for being able to actually measure the active forces of a tumour exerted onto its habitat.

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Publications

Collagen is a major determinant of the viscoelasticity properties of stromal dense tumours: insights from pre-clinical MRE

Author(s): Jin Li, Konstantinos Zormpas-Petridis, Andreas Heindl, Jessica K.R. Boult, Craig Cummings, Jeffrey C. Bamber, Yinyin Yuan, Ralph Sinkus, Yann Jamin, Simon P. Robinson
Published in: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2018, Page(s) "Abstr #629"

Stiffness, measured by magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), correlates with collagen content in stromal dense tumours

Author(s): Emma Reeves, Jin Li, Konstantinos Zormpas-Petridis, Andreas Heindl, Jessica K.R. Boult, Craig Cummings, Jeffrey C. Bamber, Yinyin Yuan, Ralph Sinkus, Yann Jamin, Simon P. Robinson
Published in: Forces in Cancer: interdisciplinary approaches in tumour mechanobiology, 2018

Imaging biomarker roadmap for cancer studies

Author(s): James P. B. O'Connor, Eric O. Aboagye, Judith E. Adams, Hugo J. W. L. Aerts, Sally F. Barrington, Ambros J. Beer, Ronald Boellaard, Sarah E. Bohndiek, Michael Brady, Gina Brown, David L. Buckley, Thomas L. Chenevert, Laurence P. Clarke, Sandra Collette, Gary J. Cook, Nandita M. deSouza, John C. Dickson, Caroline Dive, Jeffrey L. Evelhoch, Corinne Faivre-Finn, Ferdia A. Gallagher, Fiona J. Gilbert,
Published in: Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, Issue 14/3, 2017, Page(s) 169-186, ISSN 1759-4774
DOI: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.162

Jamming transitions in cancer

Author(s): Linda Oswald, Steffen Grosser, David M Smith, Josef A Käs
Published in: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Issue 50/48, 2017, Page(s) 483001, ISSN 0022-3727
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aa8e83

The two faces of enhanced stroma: Stroma acts as a tumor promoter and a steric obstacle

Author(s): Claudia Tanja Mierke, Frank Sauer, Steffen Grosser, Stefanie Puder, Tony Fischer, Josef Alfons Käs
Published in: NMR in Biomedicine, Issue 31/10, 2018, Page(s) e3831, ISSN 0952-3480
DOI: 10.1002/nbm.3831

Analysis and improvement of motion encoding in magnetic resonance elastography

Author(s): Guenthner, Christian; Runge, Jurgen Henk; Sinkus, Ralph; Kozerke, Sebastian
Published in: Guenthner, Christian; Runge, Jurgen Henk; Sinkus, Ralph; Kozerke, Sebastian (2018). Analysis and improvement of motion encoding in magnetic resonance elastography. NMR in Biomedicine, 31(5):e3908., Issue 1, 2018, ISSN 0952-3480
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-159366

Encoding and readout strategies in magnetic resonance elastography

Author(s): Christian Guenthner, Sebastian Kozerke
Published in: NMR in Biomedicine, Issue 31/10, 2018, Page(s) e3919, ISSN 0952-3480
DOI: 10.1002/nbm.3919

Linking the fractional derivative and the Lomnitz creep law to non-Newtonian time-varying viscosity

Author(s): Vikash Pandey and Sverre Holm
Published in: Physical Review E, Issue Vol. 94, Issue 3, 2016, Page(s) 032606, ISSN 2470-0045
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.032606

Stiffness reconstruction methods for MR elastography

Author(s): Daniel Fovargue, David Nordsletten, Ralph Sinkus
Published in: NMR in Biomedicine, Issue 31/10, 2018, Page(s) e3935, ISSN 0952-3480
DOI: 10.1002/nbm.3935

A novel magnetic resonance elastography transducer concept based on a rotational eccentric mass: preliminary experiences with the gravitational transducer

Author(s): Jurgen Henk Runge, Stefan Heinz Hoelzl, Jelizaveta Sudakova, Ayse Sila Dokumaci, Jules Laurent Nelissen, Christian Guenthner, Jack Lee, Marian Troelstra, Daniel Fovargue, Jaap Stoker, Aart Johannes Nederveen, David Nordsletten, Ralph Sinkus
Published in: Physics in Medicine & Biology, Issue 64/4, 2019, Page(s) 045007, ISSN 1361-6560
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6560/aaf9f8

Robust MR elastography stiffness quantification using a localized divergence free finite element reconstruction

Author(s): Daniel Fovargue, Sebastian Kozerke, Ralph Sinkus, David Nordsletten
Published in: Medical Image Analysis, Issue 44, 2018, Page(s) 126-142, ISSN 1361-8415
DOI: 10.1016/j.media.2017.12.005

Imaging localized neuronal activity at fast time scales through biomechanics

Author(s): Samuel Patz, Daniel Fovargue, Katharina Schregel, Navid Nazari, Miklos Palotai, Paul E. Barbone, Ben Fabry, Alexander Hammers, Sverre Holm, Sebastian Kozerke, David Nordsletten, Ralph Sinkus
Published in: Science Advances, Issue 5/4, 2019, Page(s) eaav3816, ISSN 2375-2548
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav3816

Perfusion alters stiffness of deep gray matter

Author(s): Stefan Hetzer, Patric Birr, Andreas Fehlner, Sebastian Hirsch, Florian Dittmann, Eric Barnhill, Jürgen Braun, Ingolf Sack
Published in: Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, 2016, Page(s) 0271678X1769153, ISSN 0271-678X
DOI: 10.1177/0271678X17691530