March 2017

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.

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.

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.

His main research interests are body imaging with a special focus on multislice CT and new imaging technologies in cardiovascular and thoracic applications.

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.

He has served on several industry advisory boards and scientific committees, and has served as vice chairman of the Dutch Radiological Society.

At ECR 2017, Mathias Prokop will present the Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture, titled ‘The future of CT: from hardware to software’.