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Professor Jennifer Keegan graduated in physics in 1981 and obtained her MSc in medical physics, with distinction, in 1983. She went on to gain a PhD in MR coronary artery imaging in 1999 at the University of London. 

Areas of expertise

Professor Keegan works as a principal physicist at the cardiovascular resonance unit at Royal Brompton Hospital. She has worked on many projects, including: 

  • coronary artery imaging
  • flow velocity mapping
  • 3D late gadolinium enhancement 
  • respiratory motion correction techniques.  


Professor Keegan regularly teaches on the six-monthly CMR course held at Royal Brompton Hospital. She also teaches at forums such as the Royal Society of Medicine training day in CMR. 


Professor Keegan has received grants from many organisations for her research including the Wellcome Trust, the British Heart Foundation and Heart Research UK. 


Professor Keegan has over 80 peer review academic publications, with more than 60 covering CMR. She also reviews for a number of international journals such as: 

  • the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Radiology.