Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Marius Mayerhoefer

Marius E. Mayerhoefer, MD, PhD



Attending Radiologist

Clinical Expertise



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About Me


MD, Medical University of Vienna; PhD, Medical University of Vienna


Radiology - Medical University of Vienna


European School of Radiology Scholarship in Oncologic Imaging - Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge

Board Certifications

Radiology (Austria)

I am a board-certified radiologist with ten years of experience in cancer imaging. I joined Memorial Sloan Kettering in October 2019.

My clinical focus is on PET/MRI, PET/CT, and MRI of people with lymphoma, myeloma, and leukemia. I serve as Director of PET/MRI and as a member of the Lymphoma Disease Management Team at MSK, working closely with oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and others to provide the best possible patient care.

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I believe that molecular and functional imaging using novel PET radiopharmaceuticals and MRI techniques that capture specific aspects of cancer metabolism are key to a better understanding of tumor biology and the success for personalized and precision medicine. I expect that in the near future, the combination of such quantitative imaging biomarkers with artificial intelligence will enable us to better estimate which patients will benefit from certain types of treatment, and to predict clinical outcomes.    

My research on MRI and PET/MRI in oncology has been supported by more than $2 million in grants, and has been published in highly ranked specialty journals such as Clinical Cancer Research and Theranostics. Together with my clinical partners from hematology, oncology, and dermatology, I have also participated in several clinical trials of novel systemic treatments, the results of which have been published in journals such as Blood, Lancet Hematology, and Nature Communications.

I serve on the editorial boards of the journals Investigative Radiology, Cancers, European Radiology, and Cancer Imaging. I am an executive board member of the European Society of Oncologic Imaging (ESOI), the European Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (EIBALL), and a fellow of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS).

I am proud to be a part of MSK and to contribute to this prestigious institution’s reputation of excellence in patient care and research.

Awards and Honors

  • Subcommittee Chair for Oncologic Imaging, European Congress of Radiology (2021)


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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

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Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

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Marius E. Mayerhoefer discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • General Electric
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