Prof. Gabriel P. Krestin awarded royal decoration and ERASMUS medal for pioneering work
The ESR would like to congratulate Prof. Gabriel P. Krestin who was awarded on April 6, on behalf of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, with a royal decoration – the Knight in the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands. Prof. Krestin was given the award by the mayor of his hometown, Leidschendam-Voorburg, after giving his valedictory lecture yesterday. In addition, he was awarded the ERASMUS medal by the Erasmus MC Board of Directors and his department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam also established the Prof Gabriel Krestin Visiting Professorship Program. Prof. Krestin is a pioneer in abdominal and molecular imaging research. He is the Scientific Director of the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research, an ESR Gold medallist and a long-standing friend of the society.