Jürgen K. Willmann, MD

Stanford University, USA

Dr. Willmann is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Associate Clinical Section Chief of Body Imaging in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) and is also part of the Canary Foundation Science team and leads the research on preclinical development and clinical translation of ultrasonic molecular imaging for early detection of various cancers within the Canary Foundation.

Dr. Willmann has authored more than 85 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on novel anatomical-morphological and molecular imaging strategies and serves as a reviewer and associate editor for numerous scientific journals. Furthermore, Dr. Willmann is recipient of multiple scientific awards, including the 2007 and 2008 Research Awards of the Radiological Society of Northern America (RSNA) in the category “Molecular Imaging”, The Walter-Friedrich Award in 2009 from the German Society of Radiology for outstanding research in the field of Radiology, and the Roscoe E. Miller Award (2010 and 2011) from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology. For more information about Dr. Willmann, see his CV bio at the Stanford University web site: http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/radiology/researcher/Juergen_Willmann/

Dr. Willmann also serves as the Principal Investigator of the Translational Molecular Imaging Laboratory (TMIL) at Stanford. The lab focuses on the development and clinical translation of novel molecular and functional imaging biomarkers with special focus on imaging abdominal and pelvic diseases. For more information about Dr. Willmann’s lab, please refer to the lab’s website: http://mips.stanford.edu/research/tmil.html