Benjamín Garzón

Title: Affiliated

Sector: Psychology

Research group: Erika Jonsson Laukka


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Portrait of Benjamin Garzon. Photo: Maria Yohuang.
Photo: Maria Yohuang.

Benjamín Garzón is a researcher at the Department of Psychology at the University of Gothenburg, working in Professor Martin Lövdén’s research group. He previously worked as an assistant professor in the psychology group at ARC. He graduated in telecommunications engineering and applied mathematics at the Polytechnical University of Catalonia (Spain) and obtained a PhD in Medical Technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he worked on projects employing a broad range of magnetic resonance imaging techniques in clinical populations.

Selected publications

Garzón B, Sitnikov R, Bäckman L, Kalpouzos G. Automated segmentation of midbrain structures with high iron content.  Neuroimage. 2017 Jun 9. pii: S1053-8119(17)30486-X.

Garzón B, Sitnikov R, Bäckman L, Kalpouzos G. Can transverse relaxation rates in deep gray matter be approximated from functional and T2-weighted FLAIR scans for relative brain iron quantification? Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jul;40:75-82.

Kalpouzos G, Garzón B, Sitnikov R, Heiland C, Salami A, Persson J, Bäckman L. Higher Striatal Iron Concentration is Linked to Frontostriatal Underactivation and Poorer Memory in Normal Aging. Cereb Cortex. 2017 Jun 1;27(6):3427-3436.

Olsen A, Ferenc Brunner J, Evensen KA, Garzón B, Landrø NI, Håberg AK. The functional topography and temporal dynamics of overlapping and distinct brain activations for adaptive task control and stable task-set maintenance during performance of an fMRI-adapted clinical continuous performance test. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Jun;25(6):903-19.

Jensen LR, Garzón B, Heldahl MG, Bathen TF, Lundgren S, Gribbestad IS. Diffusion-weighted and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in evaluation of early treatment effects during neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Nov;34(5):1099-109.

Garzón B, Emblem KE, Mouridsen K, Nedregaard B, Due-Tønnessen P, Nome T, Hald JK, Bjørnerud A, Håberg AK, Kvinnsland Y. Multiparametric analysis of magnetic resonance images for glioma grading and patient survival time prediction. Acta Radiol. 2011 Nov 1;52(9):1052-60.

Palmer HS, Garzón B, Xu J, Berntsen EM, Skandsen T, Håberg AK. Reduced fractional anisotropy does not change the shape of the hemodynamic response in survivors of severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2010 May;27(5):853-62.

Rametti G, Junqué C, Falcón C, Bargalló N, Catalán R, Penadés R, Garzón B, Bernardo M. A voxel-based diffusion tensor imaging study of temporal white matter in patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2009 Mar 31;171(3):166-76.