• 568 Citations
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19962020
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Biography

Professor Magnussen graduated in Medicine from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), before completing a PhD in Nuclear Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, also at UNSW. He qualified in Radiology from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) where he remained for several years as Director of Research and Staff Specialist Radiologist. During this time, John worked both in diagnostic and interventional radiology at RPAH and at several major Private Hospitals. In 2010, he was appointed Professor of Radiology at Macquarie University and was pivotal in establishing Macquarie Medical Imaging, dedicating himself to establishing a unique standard of excellence at the University Hospital practice. He has completed advanced training in CT Coronary Angiography and has presented at numerous international meetings, in basic science and clinical research. 

Research interests

  • Neuroradiology, including advanced imaging techniques such as MRS, qMRS, fMRI, qSWI, ASL
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Back pain imaging and management
  • Archaeology
  • Paleontology

Education/Academic qualification

Radiology, FRANZCR, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Biomedical Engineering, PhD, The University of New South Wales

Medicine, MBBS, The University of New South Wales

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Projects 2011 2020

Research Outputs 1996 2019

Becoming Osiris: restoration and elite emulation of a mummy from Late New Kingdom Egypt

Sowada, K., Power, R., Jacobsen, G., Murphy, T., Bertuch, F., Jenkinson, A., Carruthers, J. & Magnussen, J. S., 4 Jun 2019, (Submitted) In : Antiquity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cerebellar tissue strain in Chiari malformation with headache

Dawes, B. H., Lloyd, R. A., Rogers, J. M., Magnussen, J. S., Bilston, L. E. & Stoodley, M. A., Oct 2019, In : World Neurosurgery. 130, p. e74-e81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Headache
Arnold-Chiari Malformation
Palatine Tonsil
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Anatomic Landmarks

Magnetic resonance spectroscopic assessment of isocitrate dehydrogenase status in gliomas: the new frontiers of spectrobiopsy in neurodiagnostics

Di Ieva, A., Magnussen, J. S., McIntosh, J., Mulcahy, M. J., Pardey, M. & Choi, C., 14 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Isocitrate Dehydrogenase
Glioma
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Mutation
Tumor Biomarkers

Recycled blessings: an investigative case study of a rewrapped Egyptian votive mummy using novel and established 3D imaging techniques

Raymond, C. A., Bevitt, J., Tristant, Y., Power, R. K., Lanati, A. W., Davey, C. J., Magnussen, J. S. & Clark, S. M., Oct 2019, In : Archaeometry. 61, 5, p. 1160-1174 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

artifact
animal
Computed Tomography
Votive
Mummies

A comparative study of coronary artery calcium scoring and CT-adapted Leaman score from a single centre CT coronary angiogram registry

Tso, C., Al-Neshmi, H., Magnussen, J. & Kiat, H., 2018, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. 12, 3 Supplement, p. s28-s29 2 p., 65.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearchpeer-review

Activities 2005 2017

Appropriateness of imaging for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Aron Downie (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Appropriateness of imaging for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Aron Downie (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker)
12 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Medical Imaging at the Movies: Every Frame Counts

John Magnussen (Speaker)
1 Oct 201730 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Medical Imaging in an Australian Role 3 Hospital

John Magnussen (Speaker)
1 Nov 201730 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Development of an implementation intervention to reduce imaging for low back pain

John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Simon French (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker)
10 Sep 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Press / Media

Archaeologists find 2,500-year-old mummy in 'empty' coffin

John Magnussen & James Fraser

26/03/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

John Magnussen

26/04/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Mystery Mummy

John Magnussen, Ronika Power & Yann Tristant

11/09/14

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Ancient Writing

John Magnussen & Jaye McKenzie-Clark

3/10/13

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities