Dr Gary Cowin

NIF Facility Fellow

Centre for Advanced Imaging
Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
+61 7 336 58378


Dr Gary Cowin is the Facility Fellow for the Queensland Node of the National Imaging Facility (NIF) as part of the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Scheme (NCRIS), based at the Centre for Advanced Imaging, The University of Queensland.

Dr Cowin's research projects are:

  • Ultrahigh field magnetic resonance microimaging
  • Simultaneous dynamic MRI and PET imaging
  • Multimodal MRI/PET/CT imaging
  • Development of magnetic resonance techniques for non-invasive determination of liver steatosis and fibrosis
  • Monitoring changing fat distribution in diabetes and exercise trials
  • Spinal cord imaging research
  • Prostate research
  • Application of ultrahigh field MRI microimaging for tissue analysis
  • Molecular imaging of novel contrast agents by MRI and PET
  • MRI zebrafish brain atlas
  • Lung imaging with hyperpolarized Helium in humans and animals
  • Investigation of the effect of gradient non-linearity on image quality


  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of New England


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Book Chapter

  • Cowin, Gary J., Leditschke, I. Anne, Crozier, Stuart and Endre, Zoltan H. (1998). Volume localised 1H MRS of renal osmolytes. Spatially resolved Magnetic Resonance. (pp. 431-437) edited by P. Blümler, B. Blümich, R. Botto and E. Fukushima. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag. doi: 10.1002/9783527611843.ch40

  • Cowin, G. J., Leditschke, I. A., Crozier, S. and Endre, Z. H. (1998). Volume localised 1H MRS of renal osmolytes. Spatially resolved magnetic resonance: methods, materials, medicine, biology, rheology, geology, ecology, hardware. (pp. 431-438) edited by P. Blumler, B. Blumich, R. Botto and E. Fukishima. New York, NY, United States: Wiley.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision