Henrik Odéen, PhD, MS

Research Interests

  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LiTT)
  • Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI
  • MR-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Both transcranial MRgHIFU and a Breast-Specific MRgHIFU Device
  • Image-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Therapy
  • Focused Ultrasound


  • English
  • Swedish

Academic Information

  • Departments: Radiology and Imaging Sciences - Research Instructor
  • Divisions: Radiology Research

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Training University of Utah
Postdoctoral Training
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Physics, Medial Physics
Undergraduate Lund Institute of Technology
Engineering Physics

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Hofstetter LW, Fausett L, Mueller A, Oden H, Payne A, Christensen DA, Parker DL (2020). Development and characterization of a tissue mimicking psyllium husk gelatin phantom for ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. Int J Hyperthermia, 37(1), 283-290.
  2. Hofstetter LW, Oden H, Bolster BD Jr, Mueller A, Christensen DA, Payne A, Parker DL (2019). Efficient shear wave elastography using transient acoustic radiation force excitations and MR displacement encoding. Magn Reson Med, 81(5), 3153-3167.
  3. Oden H, Parker DL (2019). Improved MR thermometry for laser interstitial thermotherapy. Lasers Surg Med, 51(3), 286-300.
  4. Oden H, de Bever J, Hofstetter LW, Parker DL (2018). Multiple-point magnetic resonance acoustic radiation force imaging. Magn Reson Med, 81(2), 1104-1117.
  5. Oden H, Parker DL (2019). Magnetic resonance thermometry and its biological applications - Physical principles and practical considerations. Progress in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, 110, 34-61.
  6. Freeman NJ, Oden H, Parker DL (2018). 3D-specific absorption rate estimation from high-intensity focused ultrasound sonications using the Green's function heat kernel. Med Phys, 45(7), 3109-3119.
  7. de Bever JT, Oden H, Hofstetter LW, Parker DL (2017). Simultaneous MR thermometry and acoustic radiation force imaging using interleaved acquisition. Magn Reson Med, 79(3), 1515-1524.
  8. Payne AH, Hawryluk GW, Anzai Y, Oden H, Ostlie MA, Reichert EC, Stump AJ, Minoshima S, Cross DJ (2018). Magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasound to increase localized blood-spinal cord barrier permeability. Neural Regen Res, 12(12), 2045-2049.
  9. Johnson SL, Dillon C, Oden H, Parker D, Christensen D, Payne A (2016). Development and validation of a MRgHIFU non-invasive tissue acoustic property estimation technique. Int J Hyperthermia, 32(7), 723-34.
  10. Oden H, Almquist S, de Bever J, Christensen DA, Parker DL (2016). MR thermometry for focused ultrasound monitoring utilizing model predictive filtering and ultrasound beam modeling. J Ther Ultrasound, 4, 23.
  11. de Bever JT, Oden H, Todd N, Farrer AI, Parker DL (2015). Evaluation of a three-dimensional MR acoustic radiation force imaging pulse sequence using a novel unbalanced bipolar motion encoding gradient. Magn Reson Med, 76(3), 803-13.
  12. Oden H, Todd N, Dillon C, Payne A, Parker DL (2015). Model predictive filtering MR thermometry: Effects of model inaccuracies, k-space reduction factor, and temperature increase rate. Magn Reson Med, 75(1), 207-16.
  13. Farrer AI, Oden H, de Bever J, Coats B, Parker DL, Payne A, Christensen DA (2015). Characterization and evaluation of tissue-mimicking gelatin phantoms for use with MRgFUS. J Ther Ultrasound, 3, 9.
  14. Oden H, de Bever J, Almquist S, Farrer A, Todd N, Payne A, Snell JW, Christensen DA, Parker DL (2014). Treatment envelope evaluation in transcranial magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound utilizing 3D MR thermometry. J Ther Ultrasound, 2, 19.
  15. Oden H, Todd N, Diakite M, Minalga E, Payne A, Parker DL (2014). Sampling strategies for subsampled segmented EPI PRF thermometry in MR guided high intensity focused ultrasound. Med Phys, 41(9), 092301.
  16. Diakite M, Oden H, Todd N, Payne A, Parker DL (2013). Toward real-time temperature monitoring in fat and aqueous tissue during magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound using a three-dimensional proton resonance frequency T1 method. Magn Reson Med, 72(1), 178-87.
  17. Todd N, Prakash J, Oden H, de Bever J, Payne A, Yalavarthy P, Parker DL (2013). Toward real-time availability of 3D temperature maps created with temporally constrained reconstruction. Magn Reson Med, 71(4), 1394-404.
  18. Oden H, Uppman M, Markl M, Spottiswoode BS (2011). Assessing cerebrospinal fluid flow connectivity using 3D gradient echo phase contrast velocity encoded MRI. Physiol Meas, 32(4), 407-21.


  1. Hadley JR, Odéen H, Rieke V, Parker DL (2019). Improving image quality in transcranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). U.S. Patent No. U-6763. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Odéen H, Parker DL, Roberts J (2019). Simultaneous Multi-slab Thermometry during MR-guided thermal therapy. U.S. Patent No. U-6699. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  3. Odéen H, Parker DL, Patil S (2019). Chimera (Cartesian-Radial) EPI for volumetric (3D) T2* weighted (thermometry, structural and functional) imaging. U.S. Patent No. U-6626. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  4. Bhat H, Odéen H, Parker DL, Patil S, Roberts J (2019). Real-Time Monitoring and Correction of B0 Drift During MR-Guided Therapy for Accurate Measurement of Temperature. U.S. Patent No. U-6584. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  5. Hofstetter L, Odéen H, Parker DL, Payne A (2019). Magnetic resonance shear wave imaging. U.S. Patent No. U-6555. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.