SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

Vasileios K. Katsaros

Senior Consultant Radiologist – Neuroradiologist, Director in the MRI Department of the General Anti-Cancer and Oncological Hospital of Athens “Agios Savvas” and Clinical Research Affiliate in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He is also Clinical and Research Affiliate in the Departments of Neuroradiology, University Clinic of Τübingen (UKT), Germany and University College of London (UCL), UK. He completed his Neuroradiology fellowship in Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany in 1995.

He has more than 30 years’ experience in clinical imaging of brain diseases, with a special focus on advanced MRI of brain tumors (more than 1500 cases performed) and the integration of the multi-modal MRI and fMRI (task-based, as well as Resting-State)-DTI brain mapping (gross-total excisions), Perfusion DSC-T2*-MRI and Spectroscopy (guiding targeted biopsies) in neuronavigational systems for imaging-guided neurosurgery and participates (together with the 1st Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Athens, Prof. G. Stranjalis and Imagilys, Brussels, Belgium using BrainMagix (CE marked) post-processing software platform) in the International DTI Challenge Project for Neurosurgical Planning (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA).

He is also co-founder of the Hellenic Neuro-Oncological Group (HENOG-2015-http://neurooncology.gr), Medical Advisor and Consultant at IQBMI (www.iqbmi.com-2020), and National Representative as well as principal member of the Management Committee  in COST GliMR2.0 Action of European Union (CA 18206 – September 2019 till September 2023).

He holds the European Qualification in Neuroradiology (EQNR), as senior neuroradiologist, endorsed by the European Society of Neuroradiology since 2007 and is a full member of European Society of Radiology (ESR-1995), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA-2000), European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR-2006),  the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR-2013), the International Society of RadioSurgery (ISRS-2020), the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT-2020) and Brain Mapping Foundation (BMF-2020).