Professor of Chemistry

B.S. University of Linz, Austria (1994), Ph.D. University of Linz, Austria, and MR Center, Sintef-Unimed, Trondheim, Norway (1997), Postdoctoral research at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland (1997-1999), and University of California, Berkeley (1999-2001). Assistant Prof. NYU (2001-2007). Assoc. Prof. NYU (2007-2013). Professor (2013-present).

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Congratulations to
Eli Bendet-Taicher for winning the Sokol Fellowship 2012

S. Chandrashekar for the paper in Nature Materials
Jae-Seung Lee for the ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Award 2012
Xiang Xu for winning the Sokol Fellowship 2011
Eli Bendet-Taicher for receiving the CAS Outstanding Teaching Award!

Research Interests
NMR spectroscopy, imaging, and microscopy; Theory and applications in materials sciences, biophysics.

For student and postdoctoral research opportunities, please contact me by e-mail.

The Jerschow lab develops novel NMR/MRI methodology for improving the diagnostic power of images and to develop novel imaging modalities. Current projects include quadrupolar MRI contrast techniques, 23Na NMR/MRI of cartilage and the brain, chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) MRI, and spin-noise NMR/MRI. These methods hold great promise for detecting early degenerative joint disease, or defective tissue in the brain in a noninvasive manner. Jerschow also collaborates with the Pratt Institute and the Metropolitan Museum to develop NMR techniques for use in conservation science.