Beteiligung am Exzellenzcluster


  • Forschungsgebiet C.2: Targeting und Imaging von tumor-assoziierten Gefäßen und Zellen
  • Forschungsgebiet C.5: Ganzkörper-Bildgebung nicht-narkotisierter Organismen
  • Projekt FF-2017-19 – Characterization of the particle drift behavior of a novel PET detector concept using heavy dielectric organometallic liquids (Klaus Schäfers, Christian Weinheimer; Projektlaufzeit: 11/2017 - 12/2018)
  • Projekt FF-2013-16: PET imaging of freely moving mice (Xiaoyi Jiang, Frank Wübbeling, Klaus Schäfers, Projektlaufzeit: 07/2013 - 06/2016)
© CiM - Peter Grewer

„Ich bin durch Zufall zur Wissenschaft gekommen“

Bei Prof. Klaus Schäfers dreht sich alles um das Thema Bewegungskorrektur. Er und sein Team wollen klinische Bilder noch genauer machen. An Verbesserungsideen für die High-Tech-Geräte mangelt es nicht. Interview



Bolwin K, Czekalla B, Frohwein LJ, Buther F, Schafers KP. Anthropomorphic thorax phantom for cardio-respiratory motion simulation in tomographic imaging. Phys Med Biol 2018;63: 035009. Abstract
Frohwein LJ, Hess M, Schlicher D, Bolwin K, Buther F, Jiang X, Schafers KP. PET attenuation correction for flexible MRI surface coils in hybrid PET/MRI using a 3D depth camera. Phys Med Biol 2018;63: 025033. Abstract
Schelhaas S, Wachsmuth L, Hermann S, Rieder N, Heller A, Heinzmann K, Honess DJ, Smith D-M, Fricke IB, Just N, Doblas S, Sinkus R, Doring C, Schafers KP, Griffiths JR, Faber C, Schneider R, Aboagye EO, Jacobs AH. Thymidine Metabolism as a Confounding Factor for 3'-Deoxy-3'-(18)F-Fluorothymidine Uptake After Therapy in a Colorectal Cancer Model. J Nucl Med 2018;59: 1063-1069. Abstract


Hess M, Buther F, Schafers KP. Data-Driven Methods for the Determination of Anterior-Posterior Motion in PET. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 2017;36: 422-432. Abstract


Buther F, Vehren T, Schafers KP, Schafers M. Impact of Data-driven Respiratory Gating in Clinical PET. Radiology 2016: 152067. Abstract
Fricke IB, Viel T, Worlitzer MM, Collmann FM, Vrachimis A, Faust A, Wachsmuth L, Faber C, Dolle F, Kuhlmann MT, Schafers K, Hermann S, Schwamborn JC, Jacobs AH. 6-hydroxydopamine-induced Parkinson's disease-like degeneration generates acute microgliosis and astrogliosis in the nigrostriatal system but no bioluminescence imaging-detectable alteration in adult neurogenesis. Eur J Neurosci 2016;43: 1352-1365. Abstract
Hermann S, Kuhlmann MT, Starsichova A, Eligehausen S, Schafers K, Stypmann J, Tiemann K, Levkau B, Schafers M. Imaging Reveals the Connection Between Spontaneous Coronary Plaque Ruptures, Atherothrombosis, and Myocardial Infarctions in HypoE/SRBI-/- Mice. J Nucl Med 2016;57: 1420-1427. Abstract
Reinartz G, Haverkamp U, Wullenkord R, Lehrich P, Kriz J, Buther F, Schafers K, Schafers M, Eich HT. 4D-Listmode-PET-CT and 4D-CT for optimizing PTV margins in gastric lymphoma : Determination of intra- and interfractional gastric motion. Strahlenther Onkol 2016;192: 322-332. Abstract


Ersepke T, Buther F, Hess M, Schafers KP. A contactless approach for respiratory gating in PET using continuous-wave radar. Med Phys 2015;42: 4911. Abstract
Frohwein LJ, Hoerr V, Faber C, Schäfers KP. Correction of MRI-induced geometric distortions in whole-body small animal PET-MRI. Med. Phys. 2015;42: 3848-3858. Abstract
Reilmann R, Lippross V, Holzner E, Gigengack F, Bohlen S, Kugel H, Deppe M, Osada N, Lucke M, Riess O, Nguyen HP, Von Horsten S, Schafers K, Schafers M, Jacobs AH, Hermann S. FDG muPET Fails to Detect a Disease-Specific Phenotype in Rats Transgenic for Huntington's Disease - A 15 Months Follow-up Study. J Huntingtons Dis 2015;4: 37-47. Abstract
Schmid S, Jiang X, Schafers K. Puzzle Approach to Pose Tracking of a Rigid Object in a Multi Camera System. Lect Notes Comput Sc 2015;9256: 337-349. Abstract


Buther F, Ernst I, Hamill J, Eich HT, Schober O, Schafers M, Schafers KP. External radioactive markers for PET data-driven respiratory gating in positron emission tomography. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2013;40: 602-614. Abstract
Dawood M, Gigengack F, Jiang X, Schäfers KP. A mass conservation-based optical flow method for cardiac motion correction in 3D-PET. Med Phys 2013;40: 012505. Abstract
Fieseler M, Kugel H, Gigengack F, Kösters T, Büther F, Quick HH, Faber C, Jiang X, Schäfers KP. A dynamic thorax phantom for the assessment of cardiac and respiratory motion correction in PET/MRI: A preliminary evaluation. Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res A 2013;702: 59-63. Abstract
Gigengack F, Ruthotto L, Jiang X, Modersitzki J, Burger M, Hermann S, Schäfers KP. Atlas-Based Whole-Body PET-CT Segmentation using a Passive Contour Distance. Lect Notes Comput Sc 2013;7766: 82-92. Abstract
Gottschlag H, Kösters T, Vernekohl D, Reygers K, Schäfers KP, Wübbeling F, Wessels JP. Towards Quantitative Image Reconstruction Using Monte-Carlo Simulations in Multi-Wire Proportional Chamber-Based Small Animal PET. IEEE Trans Nucl Sci 2013;60: 3343-3354. Abstract
Jiang X, Dawood M, Gigengack F, Risse B, Schmid S, Tenbrinck D, Schäfers K. Biomedical imaging: A computer vision perspective. Lect Notes Comput Sc 2013;8047: 1-19. Abstract
Schmid S, Jiang X, Schäfers K. High-precision lens distortion correction using smoothed thin plate splines. Lect Notes Comput Sc 2013;8048: 432-439. Abstract
Tenbrinck D, Schmid S, Jiang X, Schäfers K, Stypmann J. Histogram-based Optical Flow for Motion Estimation in Ultrasound Imaging. J Math Imaging Vision 2013;47(1): 138-150.