Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Birkl C, Birkl-Toeglhofer AM, Endmayr V, Hoftberger R, Kasprian G, Krebs C, Haybaeck J, Rauscher A
The influence of brain iron on myelin water imaging.
Neuroimage. 2019;

Kor D, Birkl C, Ropele S, Doucette J, Xu T, Hernandez-Torres E, Wiggermann V, Hametner S, Rauscher A
The role of iron and myelin in orientation dependent R2* of white matter.
NMR in Biomedicine 2019;

Wernitznig S, Reichmann F, Sele M, Birkl C, Haybäck J, Kleinegger F, Birkl-Töglhofer A, Krassnig S, Wodlej C, Holzer P, Kummer D, Bock E, Leitinger G
An Unbiased Approach of Sampling TEM Sections in Neuroscience.
J Vis Exp. 2019 Apr 13;(146). doi: 10.3791/58745.

Birkl C, Langkammer C, Sati P, Enzinger C, Fazekas F, Ropele S
Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping to Assess Cerebral Vascular Compliance.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2019;

Birkl C, Carassiti D, Hussain F, Langkammer C, Enzinger C, Fazekas F, Schmierer K, Ropele S
Assessment of ferritin content in multiple sclerosis brains using temperature induced R2* changes
Magn Reson Med. 2017; doi: 10.1002/mrm.26780

Birkl C, Soellradl M, Toeglhofer AM, Krassnig S, Leoni M, Pirpamer L, Vorauer T, Krenn H, Haybaeck J, Fazekas F, Ropele S, Langkammer C
Effects of concentration and vendor specific composition of formalin on postmortem MRI of the human brain.
Magn Reson Med. 2017;

Budday S, Sommer G, Birkl C, Langkammer C, Haybaeck J, Kohnert J, Bauer M, Paulsen F, Steinmann P, Kuhl E, Holzapfel GA
Mechanical characterization of human brain tissue.
Acta Biomater. 2017; 48:319-340

Birkl C, Langkammer C, Golob-Schwarzl N, Leoni M, Haybaeck J, Goessler W, Fazekas F, Ropele S
Effects of formalin fixation and temperature on MR relaxation times in the human brain.
NMR Biomed. 2016; 29(4):458-465. doi: 10.1002/nbm.3477

Birkl C, Langkammer C, Krenn H, Goessler W, Ernst C, Haybaeck J, Stollberger R, Fazekas F, Ropele S
Iron mapping using the temperature dependency of the magnetic susceptibility.
Magn Reson Med. 2015; 73(3):1282-1288. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25236

Birkl C, Langkammer C, Haybaeck J, Ernst C, Stollberger R, Fazekas F, Ropele S
Temperature Dependency of T1 Relaxation Time in Unfixed and Fixed Human Brain Tissue.
Biomed Tech (Berl). 2013; doi: 10.1515/bmt-2013-4290

Birkl C, Langkammer C, Haybaeck J, Ernst C, Stollberger R, Fazekas F, Ropele S
Temperature-induced changes of magnetic resonance relaxation times in the human brain: A postmortem study.
Magn Reson Med. 2014; 71(4): 1575-1580. doi: 10.1002/mrm.24799

Peer-Reviewed Conference papers and proceedings

Birkl, C; Kames, C; Li, D; Traboulsee, A; Rauscher, A;
Don’t track edema if you are interested in demyelination: Quantitative susceptibility mapping of MS lesions depends on the image contrast used for lesion definition
Proceedings of the ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 2019; -ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition; MAY 11-16, 2019; Montreal, Kanada.

Birkl, C; Langkammer, C; Sati, P; Enzinger, C; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S;
Dynamic quantitative susceptibility mapping to assess vascular compliance in the brain
Proceedings of the ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 2019; -ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition; MAY 11-16, 2019; Montreal, Kanada.

Sibgatulin, R; Deistung, A; Güllmar, D; Birkl, C; Ropele, S; Reichenbach, J;
In vivo assessment of the anisotropy of R2* maps in white matter
Proceedings of the ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 2019; -ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition; MAY 11-16, 2019; Montreal, Kanada.

Birkl, C; Wiggermann, V; Endmayr, V; Hernandez-Torres, E; Kasprian, G; Hoeftberger, R; Ropele, S; Hametner, S, Rauscher, A
Pathological differentiation of multiple sclerosis lesions based on R2* at 3T: The influence of iron and myelin
Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018. 2018; -Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB; JUN 16-21, 2018; Paris, France.

Birkl-Toeglhofer, AM; Birkl, C; Llenos, IC; Weis, S; Haybaeck, J
Bipolar Disorder: Hepatic Gene Expression Upon Drug Treatment.
Proceedings of the 6th International Student Congress. 2018; -6th International Student Congress; MAY 31-JUN 2, 2018; Graz, Austria.

Toeglhofer, AM; Krassnig, S; Golob-Schwarzl, N; Wodlej, C; Birkl, C; Kalev, O; Leoni, M; Flunkert, S; Hutter-Paier, B; Weis, S; Haybaeck, J
Eukaryotic initiation factors are altered in Alzheimer’s disease
VIRCHOWS ARCH. 2017; 471: S218-S219.

Birkl, C; Budday, S; Sommer, G; Bauer, M; Steinmann, P; Haybaeck, J; Kuhl, E; Holzapfel, GA; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S; Langkammer, C;
Mechanical stiffness of human brain tissue is inversely correlated with FA and MTR
Proceedings of the ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 2017; ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition; APR 22-27, 2017; Honolulu, HI, USA.

Birkl, C; Soellradl, M; Toeglhofer, AM; Haybaeck, J; Pirpamer, L; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S; Langkammer, C;
Effect of vendor specific formalin composition and concentration on post-mortem MRI of human brain tissue
Proceedings of the ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 2017; ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition; APR 22-27, 2017; Honolulu, HI, USA.

Birkl-Toeglhofer, AM; Bengesser, S; Birkl, C; Reininghaus, E; Llenos, IC; Weis, S; Haybaeck, J Hepatic gene expression in bipolar disorder upon psychotic drug treatment
Proceedings of the Doctoral Day 2017. 2017; -Doctoral Day 2017; DEZ 13, 2017; Graz, AUSTRIA.

Krassnig, S; Toeglhofer, AM; Golob-Schwarzl, N; Wodlej, C; Birkl, C; Kalev, O; Sygulla, S; Leoni, M; Weis, S; Haybaeck, J;
Alterations in the expression levels of eukaryotic initiation factors in Alzheimer’s disease
Der Pathologe Ausgabe 5/2017. 2017; -Herbsttagung der ÖGPath/IAP 2017; SEP 14-16, 2017; Velden, AUSTRIA.

Sele, M; Birkl, C; Ropele, S; Haybäck, J; Gössler, W; Leitinger, G
High Resolution Visualisation of Iron Deposits in the Human Brain in Health and Disease.
Editors: Prof. Johannes Bernardi, Prof. Michael Stöger-Pollach Publishers: Austrian Society of Electron Microscopy 2017. 2017; -7. ASEM workshop of the Austrian Society of Electron Microscopy – “Advanced Electron Microscopy”; APR 20-21, 2017; Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Sele, M; Birkl, C; Ropele, S; Haybäck, J; Gössler, W; Leitinger, G
High Resolution Visualisation of Iron Deposits in the Human Brain in Health and Disease.
Editors: Andreja Gajović, Igor Weber, Goran Kovačević, Vida Čadež, Suzana Šegota, Petra Peharec Štefanić and Ana Vidoš Publishers: Ruđer Bošković Institute and Croatian Microscopy Society Zagreb 2017. 2017; 217-217.-13th Multinational Congress on Microscopy; SEPT 24-29, 2017; Rovinj, Croatia.

Sele, M; Wernitznig, S; Birkl, C; Ropele, S; Kraßnig, S; Birkl-Töglhofer, AM; Sygulla, S; Leoni, M; Haybäck, J; Gössler, W; Leitinger, G
High Resolution Visualisation of Iron Deposits in the Human Brain.
Abstract book DocDay 2017. 2017; -DocDay 2017; Dez 13, 2017; Graz, Austria.

Toeglhofer, AM; Krassnig, S; Golob-Schwarzl, N; Wodlej, C; Birkl, C; Kalev, O; Leoni, M; Flunkert, S; Hutter-Paier, B; Weis, S; Haybaeck, J;
Eukaryotic initiation factors are altered in Alzheimer’s disease.
Proceedings of the 29th European Congress of Pathology. 2017; -29th European Congress of Pathology; SEP 2-6, 2017; Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS.

Birkl, C; Carassiti, D; Hussain, F; Langkammer, C; Enzinger, C; Fazekas, F; Schmierer, K; Ropele, S;
Assessment of ferritin in multiple sclerosis lesions by temperature dependent R2* mapping
Proceedings of the Workshop; 4rd International Workshop on MRI phase Contrast & Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; SEP 26-28, 2016; Graz, Austria.

Birkl, C; Vorauer, T; Krenn, H; Haybaeck, J; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S; Langkammer, C;
Magnetic properties of formalin: A combined MRI and SQUID study
Proceedings of the Workshop; 4rd International Workshop on MRI phase Contrast & Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; SEP 26-28, 2016; Graz, Austria.

Krenn, H; Vorauer, T; Birkl, C; Ropele, S;
Magnetism of aggregated iron in human brain measured by SQUID-magnetometry
Proceedings of the Workshop; 4rd International Workshop on MRI phase Contrast & Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; SEP 26-28, 2016; Graz, Austria.

Birkl, C; Carassiti, D; Langkammer, C; Enzinger, C; Fazekas, F; Schmierer, K; Ropele, S;
Assessment of ferritin in the multiple sclerosis brain using temperature induced R2* changes
Proceedings of the ISMRM 24th Annual Meeting. 2016; -ISMRM 24th Annual Meeting; MAY 07-13, 2016; Singapore.

Walleczek, NK; Rauschka, H; Bsteh, G; Birkl, C; Khalil, M; Fuchs, S; Enzinger, C; Fazekas, F; Eggers, C; Leutmezer, F; Salhofer-Polanyi, S; Baumgartner, A; Blechinger, S; Koppi, S; Sellner, J; Kraus, J; Assar, H; Gugger, M; Ehling, R; Moser, H; Raber, B; Liendl, H; Parigger, S; Mayr, M; Hiller, MS; Meister, B; Morgenstern, G; Spiess, HK; Kempf, I; Cisar, A; Bachler, H; Lehninger, R; Berger, T; Kristoferitsch, W; Aboulenein-Djamshidian, F;
Month-of-birth-effect in multiple sclerosis in Austria
MULT SCLER J. 2015; 21: 102-103.-31st Congress of the European-Committee-for-Treatment-and-Research-in-Multiple-Sclerosis (ECTRIMS); OCT 07-10, 2015; Barcelona, SPAIN.

Birkl, C; Carassiti, D; Langkammer, C; Fazekas, F; Schmierer, K; Ropele, S;
Iron mapping in post mortem multiple sclerosis brain
Proceedings of the 12. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neurologie. 2015; -12. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neurologie; MAR 25-27, 2015; Graz, Austria.

Birkl, C; Langkammer, C; Golob-Schwarzl, N; Leoni, M; Haybaeck, J; Goessler, W; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S;
Effects of formalin fixation on MR relaxation times in the human brain
Proceedings of the ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting. 2015; ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting; MAY 30 – JUN 5, 2015; Toronto, Canada.

Birkl, C; Krenn, H; Langkammer, C; Maderthoner, C; Haybaeck, J; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S
Overestimation of iron content in the human postmortem brain
Proceedings of the Workshop; 3rd International Workshop on MRI phase Contrast & Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; OCT 6-8, 2014; Duke, NC, USA.

Birkl, C; Langkammer, C; Haybaeck, J; Ernst, C; Petzold, J; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S;
Temperature and fixation correction for postmortem MRI of the brain
Proceedings of the ISMRM 22nd Annual Meeting. 2014; ISMRM 22nd Annual Meeting; May 10-16, 2014; Milano, Italy.

Langkammer, C; Krebs, N; Birkl, C; Pirpamer, L; Borsodi, F; Haindl, M; Reishofer, G; Porter, DA; Scheurer, E; Fazekas, F; Ropele S;
High resolution diffusion MRI of the unfixed post mortem brain.
Proceedings; ISMRM 22nd Annual Meeting; May 10-16, 2014; Milano, Italy.

Birkl, C; Diwoky, C; Stollberger R;
Verification of Brown Adipose Tissue using MRI
Abstractbook of the 1st International Student Congress. 2013; 42-43. International Student Congress; Jul 4-6, 2013; Graz, Austria.

Birkl, C; Langkammer, C; Haybaeck, J; Ernst, C; Stollberger, R; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S;
Temperature induced changes of MRI T1 and T2 relaxation times in the unfixed brain.
Proceedings; ISMRM 21st Annual Meeting & Exhibition; Apr 20-26, 2013; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Birkl, C; Diwoky, C; Stollberger, R;
Nachweis von braunem Fett mittels MR
Tagungsband der ÖGBMT Jahrestagung 2012. 2012; Jahrestagung der Österreichische Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik; 20-22. Sept 2012; Hall in Tirol.

Birkl, C; Langkammer, C; Haybaeck J; Ernst, C; Stollberger, R; Fazekas, F; Ropele, S;
Temperature induced changes of MRI relaxation rates in the brain: An unfixed postmortem study.
Book of Abstracts. 2012; 29th Annual Meeting ESMRMB; Oct 4-6, 2012; Lisbon, Portugal.

Sorantin,E; Fotter,R; Birkl,C;
Digitale Welt und Bildverarbeitung in der Pädiatrischen Radiologie.
RöFo – Fortschritte auf dem Gebiet der Röntgenstrahlen und der bildgebenden Verfahren / Inhaltsverzeichnis. 2011; 183(S01):WS117–92. Deutscher Röntgenkongress und 6. Gemeinsamer Kongress der DRG und ÖRG; Jun 1-4, 2011; Hamburg, Deutschland.

Invited Presentations

Birkl, C; Postmortem MRI of the brain: Biophysical mechanisms of contrast generation. The University of British Columbia, MRI research Center; May 7th 2013