Jacco A. de Zwart

Staff Scientist

Contact Information

Jacco de Zwart
(Jacobus Adrianus de Zwart)
10 Center Dr.
Bldg. 10, Rm. B1D-726 - MSC 1065
Bethesda, MD 20892-1065
Tel.: +1 301 594 7315
Fax: +1 301 480 2558
E-mail: Jacco.deZwart at nih . gov


2003-current Staff Scientist  National Institutes of Health, NINDS, Advanced MRI Section, LFMI
2000-2003 Visiting Fellow  National Institutes of Health, NINDS, Advanced MRI Section, LFMI
1995-1996 Guest Researcher  National Institutes of Health, NCRR, In Vivo NMR Research Center


  • Ph.D.:
    • Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France, Biologie Santé (Medical Biology), February 4, 2000
    • Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands, Geneeskunde (Medicine), May 24, 2000
    - Based on a joint thesis agreement with Université Victor Segalen
    - Dissertation entitled: " Fast magnetic resonance temperature imaging for control of localized hyperthermia in medicine" ISBN 90-393-2362-3
  • M.Sc.:
    • Moleculaire Wetenschappen (Molecular Sciences), Landbouwuniversiteit Wageningen (WAU), Wageningen, the Netherlands, July 1995
    - Masters' Theses:
    • "Fast MRI thermometry", In Vivo NMR Research Center (NCRR, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA), July 1995
    • "Time resolved imaging microscopy in Wageningen", Department of Biochemistry (WAU), December 1994
    • "Diffusie en perfusiemetingen - PFG NMR & NMR imaging" (in Dutch), Department of Molecular Physics (WAU), January 1994


For the most up to date bibliography, search 'de zwart ja [au]' in pubmed, check my PubMed MyBibliography page (short URL: http://bitly.com/dezwart), or my Google scholar page. ORCID ID 0000-0001-8155-8185.

Book Chapters

  • JA de Zwart, JH Duyn
    Evolution of Instrumentation for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    In: "Brain Mapping - An Encyclopedic Reference" (ISBN 978-0-12-397316-0) Arthur W. Toga (eds.) 2015 89-96
  • CTW Moonen, JA de Zwart, FC Vimeux, J Palussière, N Grenier, P Voisin, A Vekris, P Canioni, P van Gelderen, J Pergrale, P Lelong, E Dumont, J van Vaals
    Towards real-time control of local hyperthermia based on fast MR temperature mapping.
    In: "Ultrafast magnetic resonance imaging in medicine" (ISBN 0-444-50280-7) Shoji Naruse, Hiroshi Watari (eds.) 1999 277-284


Grants Received

  • National Institutes of Health, NINDS competitive fellowship award
    Improved Functional MRI Using Multiple Surface Coils.
    Jan 1, 2002 - Aug 21, 2003
  • European Commission, Marie Curie TMR research grant ERBFMBICT961733
    Ultra Fast Non Invasive Imaging of Temperature for Application In Gene Therapy and Tumor Ablation.
    Apr 1, 1997 - Mar 31, 2000



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