Marianne Keller, mRCVS


  • 97 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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2013- now: National Facility Imaging Fellow at the Large Animal Imaging Facility (LARIF), South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), South Australia, Australia

Facility manager of the rodent imaging facility at SAHMRI, North Terrace

Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide   

  • Facilitating other scientist’s imaging research (project design, grant and ethics applications, sequence design, imaging, postprocessing, project development).
  • Advertising of NIF and SAHMRI’s capabilities through presentations and articles.
  • Licensed to operate in-vivo micro CT, irradiator, small animal PET and SPECT scanner.
  • Small animal MRI and optical imaging (bioluminescence, fluorescence, Cerenkov imaging).
  • Large animal MR and fluoroscopy (license).
  • Organising and conducting training for researchers in imaging and post processing.
  • Rodent Imaging Facility is ISO 9001 certified.

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2010-2013 Postdoctoral research fellow for the Queensland National and International Research Alliances Program funded multimodal study “Alzheimer’s Disease: Novel MRI Biomarkers for Clinical Diagnosis and Translational Studies”. Centre for Advanced Imaging, UQ, Brisbane.
▪ Project management.
▪ This study combined research into nanotechnology, neurology, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, MRI, CT and PET.
▪ MRI: Imaging and post-processing: DTI-tractography, molecular imaging, SWI, high resolution scans, magnetic properties.
▪ Initiated international collaborations. ▪
Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology students: Setting of research projects and supervision of three students.

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2007-2010: Shared appointment at UQ: Centre for Magnetic Resonance (Postdoctoral research fellow)/ Queensland Brain Institute (Research fellow). NHMRC enabling grant funded Australian Mouse Brain Mapping Consortium (AMBMC): Supervisor for both positions: Professor Dr. Graham Galloway (CMR).
▪ Project manager.
▪ In charge of imaging and post-processing.
▪ I organized bimonthly MRI meetings.

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2004-2007 UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. School of Veterinary Science, UQ, Brisbane Supervisor: Prof. C. Pollitt (School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland)
▪ Self-guided work studying laminitis using MR scanner. ▪ H-NMR metabonomics studies (bovine, canine and equine).
▪ Supervision of two postgraduate students (master of philosophy). ▪ 
▪ Tutoring and teaching in Anatomy, histology, physiology and equine radiology.


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Research Output 2006 2018

  • 97 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 7 Poster
  • 1 Paper

Immuno-PET of innate immune markers CD11b and 1IL-1β detect inflammation in murine colitis.

Dmochowska, N., Tieu, W., Keller, M., Wardill, H. R., Mavrangelos, C., Campaniello, M. A., Takhar, P. & Hughes, P. 2018 In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. JNUMED/2018/219287

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

In vivo PET of innate immune responses in murine DSS colitis

Dmochowska, N., Campaniello, M. A., Mavrangelos, C., Wardill, H. R., Keller, M., Tieu, W. & Hughes, P. 2018

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPoster

18F-FDG-PET: A non-invasive tool for imaging colitis

Dmochowska, N., Campaniello, M. A., Mavrangelos, C., Wardill, H. R., Keller, M., Tieu, W. & Hughes, P. 2017

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPoster


Young Investigator Award

Florian C. Maier (Recipient), Marianne Keller (Recipient), Daniel Bukala (Recipient), Ian Brereton (Recipient), Graham J. Galloway (Recipient) & Bernd J. Pichler (Recipient), 2014


Activities 2009 2018

  • 8 Invited talk
  • 2 Oral presentation

Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Huntington’s Disease in Sheep at 3T MRI

Erin Batcho (Speaker), Perumal, R. (Speaker), Keller, M. (Speaker), Kuchel, T. (Speaker), Sundeep Chandra (Speaker), Tom Denney (Speaker), Heather Gray-Edwards (Speaker)
17 Nov 2018

Activity: Oral presentation

Animal Imaging Adventures (ANZ MR R&D UGM 2018)

Keller, M. (Speaker)
27 Jul 2018

Activity: Invited talk

Preclinical Imaging at SAHMRI (ANZSNM)

Keller, M. (Speaker)
May 2015

Activity: Invited talk