ImaCor AB was formed by members of the Cardiac MR group at Lund University. The persons active in Imacor AB have a thorough scientific track record. The Imacor team is certified in GCP (ICH) and operates according to these standards.
Imacor AB was founded in order to meet the markets increased demand for unbiased evaluation of medical images for medical and scientific purposes. ImaCor AB provides core lab services to clients such as public and private organisations engaging in medical or scientific activities.
ImaCor AB, located in Lund, Sweden, serves as a CMR Core laboratory in different clinical multi-center trials since 2010. These trials are centered on quantitative assessment of the effect of new therapies in acute myocardial infarction. The services that have been performed by ImaCor AB include site training, reviewing of CMR data for quality control and quantification of the CMR outcome variables (infarct size, myocardium at risk, myocardial salvage, myocardial salvage index, microvascular obstruction and left ventricular function).
Håkan Arheden. MD, PhD, Professor. Head of Dept of Clinical Physiology, Lund University. Senior consultant at Dept. of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Skane University Hospital, Lund. 184 scientific publications and more than 23 years of research and clinical work with CMR. Fellowship at UCSF, San Francisco.
Marcus Carlsson. MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Senior Consultant of Dept of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Skane University Hospital, 112 scientific publications, 18 years of research and clinical work in the field of CMR. Fellowship at UCSF, San Francisco.
Henrik Engblom. MD, PhD, Associate Professor. Responsible for clinical cardiac MRI at Skane University Hospital, Lund. 88 scientific publications, 17 years of research and clinical work in the field of CMR. Prior research Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Einar Heiberg. PhD, Associate Professor. Inventor of Segment, the FDA-approved software used in all evaluation and the internet transfer protocol used for online transfer of all image data from the clinical sites to the core lab. 77 publications in the field of image analysis and post-processing especially in the field of CMR, 18 years of experience with cardiac MR image processing.
Kristina Arheden, PhD. 15 years in the field of clinical research, thereafter more than 17 years of specialization in customer relations, quality assurance and process management. Fellowships at Harvard Medical School and UCSF Cancer Center, San Francisco.