Nicole Seiberlich

Nicole Seiberlich, PhD

Research Professorship of Cardiovascular Imaging
Co-Director, Michigan Institute for Imaging Technology and Translation (MIITT)
Professor, Radiology
University of Michigan
1301 Catherine Street
3109 Medical Science Building I
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5667

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Nicole Seiberlich is the Co-Director of the Michigan Institute for Imaging Technology and Translation (MIITT), Research Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging and Professor of Radiology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Prior to this role, she was the Elmer Lincoln Lindseth Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.  She received her BS in Chemistry from Yale University in 2001, and completed her PhD thesis at the University of Wuerzburg on the topic of novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques in 2008. Her work in rapid MRI has been funded by the NIH and NSF.

Nicole was a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine from 2016-2021 and served as the Program Chair for the ISMRM Annual Meeting in 2021. She is currently a member of the Board of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts on the topics of rapid and quantitative MRI, and has been invited to give more than 100 lectures, including the ISMRM/NIBIB New Horizons Lecture. In addition to her professional activities, she has won a number of awards for teaching and mentorship, including the CWRU Diekhoff Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentorship and the ISMRM Outstanding Teacher Award.

Areas of Interest

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Quantitative MRI, Rapid MRI, Low-Field MRI, Cardiac MR, Abdominal MR, Work-Life balance



  • B.S., Yale University, New Haven, CT, Chemistry, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, Physics, 2008

Professional Organizations

  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Deutsche Sektion der ISMRM (German Division of the ISMRM)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • Indian Chapter of the ISMRM
  • American Heart Association (AHA)

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