Course Organisers and Faculty

COURSE ORGANISERS

Sotirios Bisdas, MD, PhD, MSc, FESHNR, EQNR

is Lead Consultant Neuroradiologist in the Department of Neuroradiology at UCL Hospitals NHS Trust, Senior Lecturer in the Insitute of Neurology at University College London (UCL), Professor of Radiology at Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen, Germany. He has received a post-doctoral scholarship in Neuroradiology Research at Medical University of South Carolina, USA and obtained his PhD degree in the advanced analysis of dynamic contrast-enhanced MR and CT studies. He holds an MSc degree in Advanced Oncology (University of Ulm, Germany).

He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications (h-index 30) and 7 book chapters in neuroimaging. Prof. Bisdas serves as a member of the editorial board of several leading journals in Radiology and Neuroradiology, an ad-hoc member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology, and a member of the Head and Neck committee of the European Society of Neuroradiology.

He holds the European Qualification in Neuroradiology endorsed by the European Society of Neuroradiology and is Fellow of the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology.

Vasileios K. Katsaros, MD, PhD, EQNR

is Senior Consultant Radiologist – Neuroradiologist, Head of the MRI Department in General Anti-Cancer and Oncological Hospital of Athens “St. Savvas”, Head of Neuroradiology in Central Clinic of Athens, and Clinical Research Affiliate in the Department of Neurosurgery of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He completed his Neuroradiology fellowship in Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany.

He has more than 25 years experience in clinical imaging of brain diseases, with a focus on advanced MRI of brain tumours and the integration of the multi-modal MRI and fMRI-DTI brain mapping in neuronavigational systems for imaging-guided neurosurgery and nominated applicant for the International DTI Challenge Project for Neurosurgical Planning (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School).

He holds the European Qualification in Neuroradiology endorsed by the European Society of Neuroradiology and is a full member of the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR).

FACULTY

Laura Mancini, PhD

Clinical Scientist, Department of Neuroradiology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL Hospitals NHS Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Insitute of Neurology, University College London.

Enrico De Vita, PhD

Clinical Scientist, Department of Neuroradiology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL Hospitals NHS Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Insitute of Neurology, University College London.