FY2017 HMDP VE in Nuclear Medicine - Prof Alexander Drzezga

VISITING EXPERT IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Dr Alexander Drzezga is the Ministry's HMDP Visiting Expert in Nuclear Medicine. His HMDP Programme is scheduled for 29 Jan - 2 Feb 2018.

ABOUT THE VISIT/HMDP EXPERT

Prof. Alexander Drzezga, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Hospital of Cologne, Germany since 2012. He did his residency training in the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, Germany and obtained his board certification in Nuclear Medicine in 2002. He furthered his career in TUM and was appointed the Heisenberg-Professor for Multimodal Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders from 2011 to 2012. He was also a Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston, USA from 2009 to 2010.

Prof. Drzezga’s scientific and clinical interests include multimodality neuroimaging (PET/CT, MRI, fMRI, PET/MR) in aging and neurodegeneration, development and evaluation of novel tracers/radiopharmaceuticals, and molecular/multimodality imaging for therapy monitoring in oncology and personalized medicine. Prof. Drzezga is widely published, with more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts, and 12 book chapters. He has also given more than 180 invited presentations and 6 keynote/highlight lectures. His work on tau imaging received the “Image of the Year” award of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in 2016.

Prof. Drzezga has held many leadership positions in national and international professional organizations including President of the Brain Imaging Council, Board of Directors, SNMMI; Chair of the Scientific Program Committee for Molecular Imaging, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA); Executive board member of the German Society for Nuclear Medicine (DGN); and Chairman of the Ethics Committee, University of Cologne.  

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