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Organization

LBIC is an infrastructure within the Medical Faculty at Lund University, positioned directly under the Faculty Board. The Centre is under the leadership of the Director and co-director and is led and coordinated by the Steering Committee.  

LBIC is made up of six technology facilities, each managed by a facility responsible person acting as coordinator of the activity.

  • Microscopy: Lina Gefors, Lina [dot] Gefors [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • Preclinical Nuclear Medicine: Rita Gidlöf, Ritha [dot] Gidlof [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • Preclinical 9.4 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging: René in 't Zandt, Rene [dot] in_t_Zandt [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • Clinical 1.5/3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Pia Sundgren, Pia [dot] Sundgren [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • National 7 Tesla Facility: Karin Markenroth Bloch, Karin [dot] Markenroth_Bloch [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • Analysis and Visualization: Jonas Ahlstedt, Jonas [dot] Ahlstedt [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Steering Committee

LBIC is led and coordinated by a steering committee, with competences reflecting the equipment and bioimaging techniques represented by each platform. 

Gunilla Westergren-Thorsson

Gunilla Westergren-Thorsson

Director

Email: Gunilla [dot] Westergren-Thorsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0)46-222 86 95

Pia Sundberg

Pia Maly Sundgren

Co-Director LBIC, Professor in Radiologi/MD.Ph.D./Plattform responsible - Clinical MR

Email: Pia [dot] Sundgren [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Lars E Olsson

Lars E Olsson

Email: Lars_E [dot] Olsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0)40 33 17 28

Lena Eliasson

Lena Eliasson

Email: lena [dot] eliasson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 40 39 11 53

Linda Knutsson

Linda Knutsson

Email: Linda [dot] Knutsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0)46 17 85 47

Pontus Nordenfelt

Pontus Nordenfelt

Email: Pontus [dot] Nordenfelt [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0)46 222 85 71

Research Boards

All proposed projects are evaluated by a Research Board, with respect to possibility to perform the intended experiments successfully, given the equipment available at LBIC. At the moment, there are three research boards connected to LBIC:

Preclinical Research Board

René in 't Zandt. Image

René in 't Zandt, Ph.D.

Researcher / MR physicist

Email: Rene [dot] in_t_Zandt [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0) 46 222 73 02

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Katarina Sjögreen Gleisner

Email: Katarina [dot] Sjogreen_Gleisner [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Thomas Blom. Image

Thomas Blom

Email: Thomas [dot] Blom [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Lina Gefors. Image

Lina Gefors

Research Engineer, Platform coordinator - Microscopy

Email: Lina [dot] Gefors [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0)46 222 07 12

Ritha Gidlöf. Image

Ritha Gidlöf, Ph.D.

Laboratory Researcher / Radiochemist Platform responsible - Preclinical Nuclear Medicine

Email: Ritha [dot] Gidlof [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 (0)46 222 09 33

Clinical Research Board

The Clinical Research Board is located within Region Skåne organization. For more info, visit their page. (The page is in Swedish) If you are english speaking person, you can also contact our facility responsible co-worker, Pia [dot] SundGren [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Pia Sundgren).

7T Research Board

  • Isabella Björkman-Burtscher, University of Gothenburg
  • Boel Hansson, Lund University
  • Gunther Helms, Lund University, vice chair
  • Peter Lundberg, Linköping University
  • Pia Maly Sundgren, Lund University, chair
  • Karin Markenroth Bloch, Lund University
  • Greger Orädd, Umeå University
  • Cecilia Petersen, Skåne University hospital
  • Örjan Smedby, KTH
  • Göran Starck,University of Gothenburg
  • Johan Wikström, Uppsala University