Mara Cercignani


Prof Mara Cercignani is Professor of Medical Physics at the Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex. She received her Bachelor degree in Engineering from the Politecnico of Milan, Italy, and her PhD from the University College London, UK. Her main research interest is in the field of quantitative MRI, spanning from diffusion MRI to quantitative magnetisation transfer imaging. She has worked in all aspects of quantitative MRI, from modelling of signal, to sequence optimisation and design and image processing, with the specific aim of translating physics development into clinical applications.