Honorary Lecturers http://myesr.org/taxonomy/term/34 en Maria De Fátima Vasco Aragão, Recife/BR http://myesr.org/article/1048 <span property="schema:name">Maria De Fátima Vasco Aragão, Recife/BR</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/70" lang="" about="/user/70" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">moderator</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2017-03-10T14:03:28+00:00">Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:03</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of her major achievements in neuroimaging and advancement of the field, Professor Maria de Fátima Vasco Aragão from Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, will present the Guest Lecture at ECR 2017.</strong></p> <p>Maria de Fátima Vasco Aragão is professor of radiology at the Maurício de Nassau University and Scientific Director of the Multimagem Diagnostic Centre in Recife, Brazil. She is also financial director of the Diagnostika Endoscopy and Radiology Clinic in Recife.</p> <p>Prof. Vasco Aragão received her medical degree from Pernambuco Federal University in 1987 and completed her residency in radiology at Ribeirão Preto Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo. She did fellowships in CT and MRI and in neuroradiology at the Med Imagem Beneficencia Portuguesa, São Paulo, and later completed a research fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital Center in New York, US.</p> <p>Prof. Vasco Aragão’s main interest is neuroimaging and she completed her PhD in neuroscience at Pernambuco Federal University in Recife in 2010. She is a founding member of the Brazilian Society of Neuroradiology and a member of many radiology societies, including the American Society of Neuroradiology.</p> <p>Recently most of her research has focused on the use of radiology techniques to help diagnose microcephaly, caused by Zika virus infection.</p> <p>Prof. Vasco Aragão served as president of the Pernambuco Radiology Society from 2014 to 2016, being recently re-elected for the 2016–18 term. She has received various awards and distinctions for her work.</p> <p>At ECR 2017, Maria de Fátima Vasco Aragão will present the Guest Lecture, titled ‘Breaking News from Latin America: How to recognise Zika virus infections on imaging studies’.</p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/1048" data-a2a-title="Maria De Fátima Vasco Aragão, Recife/BR"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:03:28 +0000 moderator 1048 at http://myesr.org Mathias Prokop, Nijmegen/NL http://myesr.org/article/1047 <span property="schema:name">Mathias Prokop, Nijmegen/NL</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/70" lang="" about="/user/70" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">moderator</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2017-03-10T11:41:07+00:00">Fri, 03/10/2017 - 12:41</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of his achievements in new imaging technologies, particularly in cardiovascular and thoracic applications, Professor Mathias Prokop from Nijmegen, the Netherlands, has been invited to deliver the Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture at ECR 2017.</strong></p> <p>Mathias Prokop is head of the department of radiology and nuclear medicine at Radboud University Nijmegen and professor of radiology at UMC Utrecht, the Netherlands.</p> <p>Prof. Prokop received his bachelor of science in physics from Philipps-Universität Marburg and trained as a radiologist at Hanover Medical School in Germany. In 1998 he was appointed associate professor of radiology at the University of Vienna Medical School, Austria.</p> <p>His main research interests are body imaging with a special focus on multislice CT and new imaging technologies in cardiovascular and thoracic applications.</p> <p>Prof. Prokop has authored more than 250 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 50 book chapters, 300 scientific abstracts, and 300 invited lectures. He has also published a textbook on spiral and multislice CT of the body.</p> <p>He has served on several industry advisory boards and scientific committees, and has served as vice chairman of the Dutch Radiological Society.</p> <p>At ECR 2017, Mathias Prokop will present the Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture, titled ‘The future of CT: from hardware to software’.</p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/1047" data-a2a-title="Mathias Prokop, Nijmegen/NL"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:41:07 +0000 moderator 1047 at http://myesr.org Fiona J. Gilbert, Cambridge/UK http://myesr.org/article/1046 <span property="schema:name">Fiona J. Gilbert, Cambridge/UK</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/70" lang="" about="/user/70" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">moderator</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2017-03-10T11:39:13+00:00">Fri, 03/10/2017 - 12:39</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of her contribution to cancer imaging and passionate work in education and research, Professor Fiona J. Gilbert from Cambridge, UK, has been invited to deliver the Arthur de Schepper Honorary Lecture at ECR 2017.</strong></p> <p>Fiona J. Gilbert is professor of radiology and head of the department of radiology at Cambridge University. She is also an honorary consultant radiologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and previously served as head of the Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging centre at the University of Aberdeen.</p> <p>Prof. Gilbert is primarily interested in imaging breast cancer, and more specifically multimodal functional imaging of the tumour microenvironment in breast cancer to map the tumour genetic profile. She is also very interested in assessing new imaging technologies, especially related to breast cancer and in oncology generally.</p> <p>Over the last ten years, Prof. Gilbert has been awarded grants in excess of £33m from the Medical Research Council, the Engineering &amp; Physics Research Council, the British National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment Board, and Cancer Research UK.</p> <p>She is responsible for radiology research and radiological undergraduate teaching at Cambridge University.</p> <p>Prof. Gilbert has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed publications, six book chapters and many conference abstracts.</p> <p>She has worked to advance the discipline at the national level and is the immediate past chair of the academic committee of the Royal College of Radiologists. She has also served in leadership roles for various organisations, including the UK National Cancer Research Institute Imaging Advisory Group.</p> <p>Prof. Gilbert is a regular speaker at international radiology conferences including the European Congress of Radiology, the annual meeting of the European Society of Breast Imaging and the Radiological Society of North America meeting.</p> <p>At ECR 2017, Fiona J. Gilbert will present the Arthur de Schepper Honorary Lecture, titled ‘From features to function: breakthroughs in breast imaging’.</p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/1046" data-a2a-title="Fiona J. Gilbert, Cambridge/UK"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:39:13 +0000 moderator 1046 at http://myesr.org Mauricio Castillo, Chapel Hill/US http://myesr.org/article/1045 <span property="schema:name">Mauricio Castillo, Chapel Hill/US</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/70" lang="" about="/user/70" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">moderator</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2017-03-10T11:36:47+00:00">Fri, 03/10/2017 - 12:36</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of his significant impact on the field of neuroimaging and his service to organised radiology, Professor Mauricio Castillo from Chapel Hill, NC, United States, has been invited to deliver the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture at ECR 2017.</strong></p> <p>Mauricio Castillo is the James H. Scatli distinguished professor of radiology, chief and programme director of neuroradiology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He is currently president of the American Roentgen Ray Society.</p> <p>Originally from Guatemala, Prof. Castillo completed his radiology and neuroradiology training at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, and Emory University School of Medicine, Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta respectively.</p> <p>Prof. Castillo’s research interests include paediatric neuroimaging, application of new imaging techniques and medical literature editing.</p> <p>He has authored more than 640 articles and 27 books including the famous Neuroradiology Companion, a reference work covering the fundamentals of neuroradiology for residents, fellows and practitioners, now in its fifth edition. He has delivered more than 1,000 invited lectures all over the world.</p> <p>Today Prof. Castillo continues to work in clinical research with innovative techniques, especially MRI.</p> <p>He has served as president of the American Society of Neuroradiology and is editor emeritus of the American Journal of Neuroradiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Radiology and a founding member of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR), which he has also served as chair of the Research Committee and Education Committee.</p> <p>At ECR 2017, Mauricio Castillo will present the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture, titled ‘Dissatisfaction, burnout and inequality: three major challenges in radiology’.</p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/1045" data-a2a-title="Mauricio Castillo, Chapel Hill/US"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:36:47 +0000 moderator 1045 at http://myesr.org Staffan Holmin, Stockholm/SE http://myesr.org/article/74 <span property="schema:name">Staffan Holmin, Stockholm/SE</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">myESR</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2016-10-27T09:03:02+00:00">Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:03</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of his significant expertise in the field of neurointervention and his great achievements in research, Professor Staffan Holmin from Stockholm, Sweden, has been invited to give the Sven-Ivar Seldinger Honorary Lecture ‘Imaging and micronavigation – time to redraw the map?’ at ECR 2016.</strong></p> <p>Staffan Holmin is the Söderberg professor of clinical neuroimaging at Karolinska Institutet. He is also a consultant in endovascular neurointervention and vice chairman of the neuroradiology department at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.</p> <p>Prof. Holmin leads the research group in neuroradiology at Karolinska Institutet, working on clinical and experimental projects in stroke management and endovascular technique development, and is responsible for the imaging research facilities in the planning of the new Karolinska Hospital.</p> <p>After graduating with a medical degree from Karolinska Institutet in 1995, Prof. Holmin obtained his doctoral degree in 1997 and his physician certification from the same institution in 1999. In 2006 he did a post-doc and fellowship training at Bicêtre Hospital in Paris, France, under the supervision of Professor Pierre Lasjaunias.</p> <p>In 2005 he passed the Swedish and European specialist neurosurgery examinations and two years later the Swedish specialist neuroradiology examination.</p> <p>Prof. Holmin is the main inventor of an endovascular device for transvasal passage (Extroducer), a project he developed together with Karolinska Institutet Innovations AB between 2008 and 2014. The project resulted in granted patents in USA, Japan and Europe.</p> <p>He has been responsible for human and animal imaging facilities in the research building of the New Karolinska Hospital since March 2013. He is the Karolinska Institutet’s representative for neuroradiology in the preparation for the New Karolinska Hospital. He is the principal investigator and co-principal investigator for a number of different national and international research projects, and is currently developing additional new applications for endovascular techniques.</p> <p>At ECR 2016, Prof. Holmin will present the <strong>Sven-Ivar Seldinger Honorary Lecture,</strong> titled <strong>‘Imaging and micronavigation – time to redraw the map?’</strong></p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/74" data-a2a-title="Staffan Holmin, Stockholm/SE"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:03:02 +0000 myESR 74 at http://myesr.org Andrea G. Rockall, London/UK http://myesr.org/article/73 <span property="schema:name">Andrea G. Rockall, London/UK</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">myESR</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2016-10-27T09:02:37+00:00">Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:02</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of her major contributions to oncologic radiology and her dedication to the advancement of the field in Europe and beyond, Professor Andrea G. Rockall from London, United Kingdom, has been invited to give the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture ‘Imaging the invisible killer: towards personalisation of ovarian cancer care’.</strong></p> <p>Andrea G. Rockall is Consultant Radiologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Visiting Professor of Radiology at Imperial College London, UK.</p> <p>She graduated in neuroanatomy at King’s College London in 1987 and received her medical degree from King’s College Hospital Medical School in 1990. She was awarded the Royal College of Radiologists’ (RCR) Rohan Williams Medal, the gold medal award for the FRCR examination, in 1997.</p> <p>She chose radiology as a career because of the central role imaging plays in the diagnostic pathway. After completing her training in internal medicine, she started working as a registrar in radiology at St. Mary’s Hospital and then as a senior registrar in radiology at University College London Hospitals. In 2000, she was appointed Senior Lecturer and Consultant Radiologist at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital London, a position she held for twelve years. During that time, she was appointed Honorary Professor of Cancer Imaging at Bart’s Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University London, before taking up her current position.</p> <p>Prof. Rockall is currently chief investigator on three national multi-centre studies: the MAPPING study, which is evaluating diffusion weighted imaging, FDG and F-ethyl-choline PET/CT in nodal staging in cervix and endometrial cancer (funded by Cancer Research UK); the MALIBO study, which is developing machine learning in whole body MRI for detection of metastatic disease (funded by National Institute for Health Research – NIHR); and the MROC study, which is evaluating multi-parametric MRI in determining treatment planning and staging of ovarian cancer (also funded by NIHR).</p> <p>Prof. Rockall has authored or co-authored more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, three books and numerous book chapters.</p> <p>She was president of the International Cancer Imaging Society for 2015 and is a council member of the British Gynaecologic Cancer Society. She is also currently a member of the RCR Steering Group for Cancer Imaging and Reporting, and she chairs the Female Pelvic Imaging Working Group for the European Society of Urogenital Radiology.</p> <p>In addition, she serves on several committees, including the European Society of Gynaecologic Oncology’s quality standards in ovarian cancer surgery committee, the RSNA Programme Committee and the ACR O-RADS steering committee. She has also served as Chair of the ESR Statutes and Rules Subcommittee and as a member of the ESR Membership Subcommittee.</p> <p>Prof. Rockall has received many distinctions for her work, including the Outstanding Teacher Award from the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2014.</p> <p>At ECR 2016, Prof. Rockall will present the <strong>Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture,</strong> titled <strong>‘Imaging the invisible killer: towards personalisation of ovarian cancer care’.</strong></p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/73" data-a2a-title="Andrea G. Rockall, London/UK"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:02:37 +0000 myESR 73 at http://myesr.org Valérie Vilgrain, Clichy/FR http://myesr.org/article/72 <span property="schema:name">Valérie Vilgrain, Clichy/FR</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">myESR</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2016-10-27T09:02:15+00:00">Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:02</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of her contribution to abdominal imaging and commitment to the advancement of radiology, Professor Valérie Vilgrain from Clichy, France, will give the Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture, titled ‘Liver imaging: where do we stand now?’ at ECR 2016.</strong></p> <p>Valérie Vilgrain is chair of the radiology department at Beaujon University Hospital in Clichy and full professor of radiology at Paris Diderot University – Paris 7, France.</p> <p>She obtained her medical degree from René Descartes University in Paris in 1985. She then did a residency in internal medicine, neurology and radiology at Paris University.</p> <p>Prof. Vilgrain chose to subspecialise in chest and abdominal diseases, and completed a fellowship in radiology at Beaujon University Hospital, an institution well known for its expertise and outstanding clinicians in abdominal diseases. She subspecialised in the gastrointestinal tract, with a special focus on liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases, an area that still fascinates her to this day.<br /> Her major research interests are diagnostic and interventional imaging of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts, focusing on multidetector CT, MRI, contrast-enhanced ultrasound and functional imaging.</p> <p>In addition, Prof. Vilgrain is involved in several on-going research projects, and she is the principal investigator of the SARAH trial, which aims to compare SorAfenib, the reference treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), against radioembolisation. She is also involved in a combined academic/company project on HCC, which aims to develop imaging solutions for better patient management.</p> <p>She has authored or co-authored 332 articles original articles, mainly on abdominal imaging, and co-edited 30 books on abdominal imaging.</p> <p>Prof. Vilgrain holds membership of many societies, including the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR).</p> <p>She has served as vice-chairperson of the French Radiological Society and chairperson of the Education Programme Committee for the society’s annual meeting. She serves on several committees for the European Congress of Radiology and chairs the RSNA Regional Committee for Europe.</p> <p>At ECR 2016, Prof. Vilgrain will present the <strong>Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture,</strong> titled <strong>‘Liver imaging: where do we stand now?’</strong></p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/72" data-a2a-title="Valérie Vilgrain, Clichy/FR"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:02:15 +0000 myESR 72 at http://myesr.org Gerald Antoch, Düsseldorf/DE http://myesr.org/article/71 <span property="schema:name">Gerald Antoch, Düsseldorf/DE</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">myESR</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2016-10-27T09:01:56+00:00">Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:01</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of his significant expertise in the field of hybrid imaging and his great achievements in the field of research, Professor Gerald Antoch, from Düsseldorf, Germany, has been invited to deliver the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture at ECR 2015.</strong></p> <p>Gerald Antoch is professor of radiology and chairman of the department of diagnostic and interventional radiology at Düsseldorf University Hospital.</p> <p>After completing his medical training, Dr. Antoch began working in general surgery before starting his training in diagnostic and interventional radiology at Essen University Hospital. He became a board certified radiologist in 2004. From 2004 to 2008, he worked as a consultant radiologist and became vice chairman of the department of radiology at Essen University Hospital in 2008. In 2010 he was appointed chairman of the department of diagnostic and interventional radiology at Düsseldorf University Hospital.</p> <p>Prof. Antoch’s scientific research focuses on clinical hybrid imaging. He has published 209 original scientific articles and reviews, as well as 20 book chapters. He has received widespread recognition for his work with a number of awards. In 2003, he received the Alavi-Mandell Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine, United States, and that same year he won Aunt Minnie’s Best Scientific Paper Award, which he won again in 2004. In 2005 he was awarded the Lodwick Award at Harvard Medical School followed by awards from the Bavarian Association of Nuclear Medicine and the German Cancer Research Center in the same year. In 2007 the German Radiological Society presented Prof. Antoch with the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Award.</p> <p>Apart from his scientific and clinical work, Prof. Antoch is an active member of several scientific societies including the German Radiological Society, the German Society for Interventional Radiology, the Röntgen Society of North-Rhein-Westfalia, the German Society for Radiation Protection in Medicine, the German Society for Interdisciplinary Medicine and, of course, the European Society of Radiology. He is also no stranger to the ECR, where he has lectured and served on the ECR 2015 Programme Planning Committee.</p> <p>At ECR 2015, Prof. Antoch will deliver the <strong>Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture</strong> entitled <strong>‘Hybrid imaging: let the two worlds of radiology and nuclear medicine come together’.</strong></p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/71" data-a2a-title="Gerald Antoch, Düsseldorf/DE"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:01:56 +0000 myESR 71 at http://myesr.org James A. Brink, Boston, MA/US http://myesr.org/article/70 <span property="schema:name">James A. Brink, Boston, MA/US</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">myESR</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2016-10-27T09:01:32+00:00">Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:01</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of radiation safety and his commitment to improving safety in radiology, Professor James A. Brink has been invited to deliver the Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture at ECR 2015.</strong></p> <p>James A. Brink is radiologist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and Juan M. Taveras Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, in the United States.</p> <p>Before completing his residency and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1990, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University, Indiana and his medical degree from Indiana University. He then joined the faculty at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he was promoted to associate professor. He then went to Yale University in 1997 and served as chair of the department of diagnostic radiology from 2006 to 2013 before returning to Massachusetts General Hospital as radiologist-in-chief.</p> <p>A highly experienced clinical radiologist, especially in the areas of the utilisation and management of imaging resources, Dr. Brink also has a particular interest and expertise in issues related to the monitoring and control of medical radiation exposure.</p> <p>A major figure in the field of medical radiation protection, Dr. Brink serves as scientific vice-president for radiation protection in medicine on the National Council for Radiation Protection and Measurements. He is past-president of the American Roentgen Ray Society and a fellow of the Society of Computed Body Tomography &amp; Magnetic Resonance, as well as a fellow of the American College of Radiology, where he also serves as vice-chair of the Board of Chancellors.</p> <p>Over the course of his career, Dr. Brink has written 119 publications and 19 book chapters. He has also given 239 presentations. In acknowledgement of his many achievements, he has received honorary membership from the Italian Society of Medical Radiology and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.</p> <p>At ECR 2015, Prof. Brink will deliver the <strong>Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture</strong>entitled <strong>‘Is the ‘Art of Medicine’ dead in the era of population health management?’.</strong></p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/70" data-a2a-title="James A. Brink, Boston, MA/US"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:01:32 +0000 myESR 70 at http://myesr.org Anne G. Osborn, Salt Lake City, UT/US http://myesr.org/article/69 <span property="schema:name">Anne G. Osborn, Salt Lake City, UT/US</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">myESR</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2016-10-27T09:01:12+00:00">Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:01</span> <div class="row p-relative"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-12"> <p><strong>In recognition of her major achievements in the field of neuroradiology and her commitment to education and cooperation in radiology, Professor Ann G. Osborn from Salt Lake City, US, will deliver the Nikola Tesla Honorary Lecture at ECR 2015.</strong></p> <p>Anne G. Osborn is Distinguished Professor of Radiology at the University Of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. She also holds the William H. and Patricia W. Child Presidential Chair in Radiology at the University of Utah.</p> <p>Prof. Osborn received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and her Medical degree from Stanford University in California, where she also completed her residency in diagnostic radiology. She joined the faculty at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine in 1974, spending her first three years as a James Picker Advance Academic Fellow in Neuroradiology. She has also served as a visiting professor at many of the world’s premier medical institutions including Harvard, Stanford, Johns Hopkins and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.</p> <p>A renowned neuroradiologist, Prof. Osborn has authored several texts considered to be definitive references in her field. Her latest comprehensive textbook, Osborn’s Brain, won the 2013 American Medical Writers Association award for Best Book Written by a Physician.</p> <p>The first woman to be elected president of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Prof. Osborn has received numerous awards, including honorary membership from a number of international radiology professional societies, the Marie Curie Award from the American Association of Women in Radiology, the Gold Medal from the Chicago Radiological Society, the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Utah, the 2002 Béclère Medal from the International Society of Radiology, the 2003 gold medal from the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the Magna Cum Laude Scientific Exhibit Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).</p> <p>In November, 2000 she was named the first-ever recipient of the RSNA’s Outstanding Educator Award. She has also received gold medal awards from the RSNA, the Asian-Oceanian Congress of Radiology, the Federation of Mexican Societies of Radiology and Imaging, the Turkish Society of Radiology, and the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, as well as being named an honorary founding member of the Russian Society of Neuroradiology in 2012.</p> <p>At ECR 2015 Prof. Osborn will deliver the <strong>Nikola Tesla Honorary Lecture</strong> entitled <strong>‘Brain tumour update 2015: what’s new and why you should care’.</strong></p> </div> </div> <i class="banner-image"> <picture> <!--[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]--> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg 1x" media="all and (min-width: 1200px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 1199px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 992px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 991px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (min-width: 768px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <source srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2016-10/5.jpg?itok=PBd8uNj_ 1x" media="all and (max-width: 767px)" type="image/jpeg"/> <!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/2016-10/5.jpg" alt="ESR" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </picture> </i> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="http://myesr.org/article/69" data-a2a-title="Anne G. Osborn, Salt Lake City, UT/US"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a></span> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:01:12 +0000 myESR 69 at http://myesr.org