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Professor de Graaf Publishes 3rd Edition of Popular Textbook

August 13, 2019
by Jane E. Dee

Robin A. de Graaf, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, is the author of the long-running textbook In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy. The third edition of the book was recently published by Wiley.

“It is something that I started when I was a PhD student at Utrecht University in the Netherlands,” de Graaf said. “The first edition of the book was published a month before my PhD graduation in 1998.”

The second edition was published in 2007 when de Graaf was faculty at Yale.

“The textbook is currently the best-known in the field of in vivo NMR, approaching 1,000 citations for the first and second editions combined.” de Graaf said. “Most graduate students and researchers of in vivo NMR use the book on a daily level.”

Prof. de Graaf has an extensive track record in education with a long-standing NMR spectroscopy course in Biomedical Engineering, frequent appearances at educational sessions of MR meetings and more recently the use of YouTube videos. The textbook is a natural extension of these efforts.

“In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy: Principles and Techniques, 3rd Edition is aimed at all those involved in fundamental and/or diagnostic in vivo NMR, ranging from people working in dedicated in vivo NMR institutes, to radiologists in hospitals, researchers in high-resolution NMR and MRI, and in areas such as neurology, physiology, chemistry, and medical biology,” according to Wiley.

The book is available on the Wiley and Amazon websites in text and e-book forms.

Submitted by Angel Machon on August 13, 2019