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Inauguration of the Swedish National 7T facility

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Dear colleague;

We are pleased to invite you to the official opening of the Swedish National 7T facility, which will take place in the afternoon of Tuesday, May 19.

We ask that you register for participation in the inauguration at the web site of Lund University Bioimaging Center (LBIC); see link below.

Please note that registration is necessary for participation. The possibility to register closes Friday, May 8 at 17.00.

We look forward to welcoming you in Lund!

Freddy Ståhlberg

Director, Lund University Bioimaging Center (LBIC), Lund University

Peter Hochbergs

Chair of the Department of Medical Imaging and Physiology, Skåne University Hospital

Registration is closed!


Main Lecture Hall, Skåne University Hospital, Lund


13.00 - 13.05

Prof. Freddy Ståhlberg

13.05 – 13.15

Inauguration speech
Torbjörn von Schantz, Vice-Chancellor, Lund University

13.15 – 13.25

Inauguration speech
Jan Eriksson, CEO, Skåne University Hospital

13.30 – 13.45

The Swedish 7T project
Freddy Ståhlberg, Isabella Björkman-Burtscher, Peter Hochbergs

13.45 – 13.55

Questions and Answers

14.00 – 14.30

The evolution of MRI scanners - a physicist’s point of view
Prof. Peter Luijten, Utrecht Medical Center, The Netherlands

14.30 – 15.00

Clinical potential of 7T
Prof. Mark van Buchem, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

15.00 – approx 16.00 

Indoor/Outdoor reception at Klinikgatan 13b and short facility tour