Henrik Lundell



+45 3862 6203


Senior Researcher

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Research Interests

My main interest is mainly to find biomarkers for structural and microstructural tissue changes in healthy and disease. My work spans from method development on pre-clinical scanners to translation to in vivo applications in humans.

Research Groups

Ultra-High Field MR
Multiple Sclerosis
Microstructure and Plasticity
Reader Centre

Curriculum Vitae


Engineer, PhD


2018 - Present

Senior Researcher, DRCMR

2011 - 2018

Postdoc, DRCMR

2010 - 2011

Research Assistent, DRCMR

2007 - 2010

PhD Student, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2007 - 2007

Research Assistent, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2005 - 2005

Research Inter, BMW Forschung und Technik GmbH, Munich

2000 - 2000

Research Assistent, Mechanics Department, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm


Video Pitch: Presentation

Nielsen, J. S., Dyrby, T. B. & Lundell, H., Magnetic resonance temporal diffusion tensor spectroscopy of disordered anisotropic tissue. Scientific Reports. 8, 2930 2018.

Lasič, S., Lundell, H., Topgaard, D. & Dyrby, T. B., Effects of imaging gradients in sequences with varying longitudinal storage time-Case of diffusion exchange imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 79, p. 2228-2235, 2018.

Teh, I., Schneider, J. E., Whittington, H. J., Dyrby, T. B. & Lundell, H. M. H., Temporal Diffusion Spectroscopy in the Heart with Oscillating Gradients. 2017.

Magnusson, O. P., Boer, V. O., Marsman, A., Lundell, H. M. H., Hanson, L. G. & Petersen, E. T., GABA-edited echo-planar spectroscopic imaging (EPSI) with MEGA-sLASER at 7T. 2017.

Lundell, H. M. H., Nilsson, M., Dyrby, T. B., Parker, G. J. M., Cristinacce, P. L. H., Zhou, F., Topgaard, D. & Lasic, S., Microscopic anisotropy with spectrally modulated q-space trajectory encoding. 2017.

Lundell, H. M. H., Ingo, C., Dyrby, T. B. & Ronen, I., Accurate estimation of intra-axonal diffusivity and anisotropy of NAA in humans at 7T. 2017.

Boer, V. O., Lundell, H. M. H., Dyrby, T. B., Ronen, I. & Petersen, E. T., Dual Voxel Diffusion Weighted MR-Spectroscopy. 2017.

Reislev, N. H., Dyrby, T. B., Siebner, H. R., Lundell, H., Ptito, M. & Kupers, R., Thalamocortical Connectivity and Microstructural Changes in Congenital and Late Blindness. Neural Plasticity. 2017, p. 9807512, 2017.

Lundell, H., Svolgaard, O., Dogonowski, A-M., Romme Christensen, J., Selleberg, F., Soelberg Sørensen, P., Blinkenberg, M., Siebner, H. R. & Garde, E., Spinal cord atrophy in anterior-posterior direction reflects impairment in multiple sclerosis. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 136, 4, p. 330-337, 2017.

Lundell, H. M. H., Forside billede til Nervesystemets sygdomme - neurologi for fysioterapeuter, ergoterapeuter og andet neurologisk personale. 2016.

Teh, I., Lundell, H. M. H., Whittington, H. J., Dyrby, T. B. & Scneider, J. E., Resolving Microscopic Fractional Anisotropy in the Heart. 1 p., 2016.

Reislev, N. L., Lundell, H. M. H., Siebner, H. R. & Garde, E., Differentiation of white matter hyperintensities based on T2- and T1-weighted brain MRI. 2016.

Lasic, S., Jespersen, S. N., Lundell, H. M. H., Nilsson, M., Dyrby, T. B. & Topgaard, D., Apparent Exchange Rate in Multi-compartment Anisotropic Tissue. 1 p., 2016.

Shemesh N, Jespersen SN, Alexander DC, Cohen Y, Drobnjak I, Dyrby TB, Finsterbusch J, Koch MA, Kuder T, Laun F, Lawrenz M, Lundell H, Mitra PP, Nilsson M, Özarslan E, Topgaard D, Westin CF, Conventions and nomenclature for double diffusion encoding (DDE) NMR and MRI, Magn Reson Med, 2016 75(1):82-87. DOI: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2014.12.012.

Barthélemy D, Willerslev-Olsen M, Lundell H, Biering-Sørensen F, Nielsen JB. Assessment of transmission in specific descending pathways in relation to gait and balance following spinal cord injury, Prog Brain Res. 2015;218:79-101. DOI: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2014.12.012.

Lundell H, Sønderby KS, Dyrby TB, 2015, Diffusion Weighted Imaging with Circularly Polarized Oscillating Gradients, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 73(3):1171-6. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25211

Dyrby TB, Lundell H, Burke MW, Reislev NL, Paulson OB, Ptito M, Siebner HR, 2014 Interpolation of diffusion weighted imaging datasets, Neuroimage, 2014 Dec;103:202-13. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.09.005

Lundell H, Alexander DA, Dyrby TB, 2014, High angular resolution diffusion imaging with stimulated echoes: compensation and correction in experiment design and analysis, NMR in Biomedicine, 27(8), pp. 918-925

Sønderby KS, Lundell H, Søgaard LV, Dyrby TB, 2014, Apparent exchange rate imaging in anisotropic systems, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 72(3), pp. 756-762

Jespersen SN, Lundell H, Sønderby KS, Dyrby TB, 2014, Commentary on ”Microanisotropy imaging: quantification of microscopic diffusion anisotropy and orientation of order parameter by diffusion MRI with magic-angle spinning of the q-vector”, Frontiers in Physics, doi: 10.3389/fphy.2014.00028

Jespersen SN, Lundell H, Sønderby KS, Dyrby TB, 2013, Rotationally invariant sampling of double pulsed field gradient diffusion: estimating apparent compartment eccentricity, NMR in Biomedicine, 26(12), pp. 1-16

Lundell H, Barthélemy D, Biering-Sørensen F, Cohen-Adad J, Nielsen J B, Dyrby T B, 2013, Fast Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography of the Whole Cervical Spinal Cord Using Point Spread Function Corrected Echo Planar Imaging, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 69, pp. 144-149

Assaf Y and the CONNECT consortium (including Lundell H), 2013, The CONNECT project: Combining macro- and micro-structure, NeuroImage, 80, pp. 273-282

Barthélemy D, Knudsen H, Willerslev-Olsen, Lundell H, Biering-Sørensen, Nielsen J B, 2013, Functional implications of corticospinal tract impairment far gait after spinal cord injury, Spinal Cord, 51, pp. 852-856

Lundell H, Nielsen JB, Ptito M, Dyrby TB. 2011, Distribution of collateral fibers in the monkey cervical spinal cord detected with diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging, NeuroImage, 56, pp. 923-929

Lundell H, Christensen MS , Barthélemy D , Willerslev-Olsen M , Biering-Sørensen F, Nielsen J B, 2011, Cerebral activation is correlated to regional atrophy of the spinal cord and functional motor disability in spinal cord injured individuals, NeuroImage, 54, pp. 1254-1261

Lundell, H, Barthelemy, D, Skimminge, A, Dyrby, TB, Biering-Sørensen, F, Nielsen, J B, 2011, Independent spinal cord atrophy measures correlate to motor and sensory deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury, Spinal Cord, 49, pp. 70-75

Barthélemy D, Willerslev-Olsen M, Lundell H, Conway BA, Knudsen H, Biering-Sorensen F, Nielsen J B, 2011, Impaired transmission in the corticospinal tract and gait disability in spinal cord injured persons, J. Neurophysiol., 104, 1167-1176