Dr Irvin Teh

Dr Irvin Teh


I joined the University of Leeds in 2017 as a Senior Research Fellow and the MRI Lead for the Experimental and Preclinical Imaging Centre (ePIC).

I obtained a PhD in MRI Physics at Imperial College London, UK (2009) before undertaking postdoctoral appointments at the Agency for Science Technology and Research, Singapore (2009-12) and the University of Oxford (2012-16). 

Research interests

Microstructural characterization of the heart based on diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);

Development of novel methods for accurate and quantitative diffusion MRI in the heart;

Validation of diffusion MRI with simulations, phantoms and complementary imaging techniques.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (MRI Physics)
  • Masters of Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Professional memberships

  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
  • Biomedical Imaging Science
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