POLARIS

Developing MRI technology and expediting into clinical research and practice


Pulmonary, Lung and Respiratory Imaging Sheffield

Rear entrance to the POLARIS building

Pulmonary MR imaging at Sheffield

Our work focuses on the physics and engineering methods for lung imaging with proton and hyperpolarised gas MRI, and their clinical application.

New MRI scanner up and running

The new POLARIS MRI scanner at the Northern General Hospital is now up and running. Watch this space for our first pulmonary images.

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Lung structure

Pulmonary, Lung and Respiratory Imaging

Imaging evaluation of therapeutics, clinical imaging research in respiratory diseases, and MRI of pulmonary vascular disease.

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Polarised Imaging Systems

Polariser physics, image processing, computational modelling, custom RF coil designs and innovative MR acquisition strategies for multinuclear lung MR.

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Polariser