Staff members

PD Dr. Jürgen Machann
Senior scientist

Phone: +49 7071 29-87752

Research interests: 

  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • MR-based Phenotyping
  • Assessment of ectopic fat accumulation in different organs

Education and career: 

1988-1995          Studies of physics at the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, Diploma

12/94-03/96       Scientific employee at the Institute of Physics, University Tübingen

04/96-02/12       Scientific employee in the Department of Diagnostic

                          and Interventional Radiology, Section on Experimental Radiology

02/11                 Doctoral thesis in human sciences at the Faculty of medicine,

                          Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen

since 02/12        Scientific employee at the Institute for Diabetes Research

                           and Metabolic diseases (IDM), Metabolic Imaging,

                          Helmholtz-Centre Munich at the University Tübingen

10/14                 Postdoctoral lecture qualification at

                           the faculty of medicine, Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen

Prizes and Awards:

  • Award of the Dr. Wilhelm Friedrich Fischer Foundation 2012/2013
  • Diverse poster prizes at the meetings of Deutschen Röntgenkongress, ESMRMB and ESGAR

Current projects: 

  • Responsibility for MR-examinations in the framework of DZD-studies
  • Involved in post-processing of MR-data of the German National Cohort (NAKO)
  • Optimization of MR-examinations protocols in Metabolic Research


Pubmed Jürgen Machann