Looking back at the EMIM 2018 | 20-23 March 2018

THANKS for making the EMIM 2018 a success - for your participation, for your excellent science, the open-minded discussions at and around the EMIM!


EMIM photos are available at the fb page - take a look! (open access)

EMIM 2018 ONLINE PROGRAMME incl. abstracts | look inside

Plenary Lectures

  • Elisabeth de Vries - Groningen
    Current and Future Role of Molecular Imaging in Oncology

  • Nassir Navab - Munich
    Robotic Imaging, Machine Learning and Augmented Reality for Computer Assisted Interventions
  • Zahi Fayad - New York
    Stress Effect on the Brain, the Immune System and Cardiovascular Disease – from Neuroimaging to Cardiovascular Imaging: a Systems Biology Approach
  • David Boas - Boston
    Guiding Interpretation of BOLD fMRI by Measuring and Modelling Microvasculature Oxygen Distributions
  • ESMI Award Winner 2018: Mickael Tanter - Paris
    Changes of Paradigm in Biomedical Ultrasound
  • PhD award winner 2017: Nynke van den Berg - Leiden/Amsterdamn
    Advancing surgical guidance: From (hybrid) molecule to man and beyond

Recordings of Plenary & Educational Lectures

The presentations of the plenary & educational talks have been RECORDED and will be available for all ESMI members through the member portalsoon.

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Parallel Sessions

Each of the 24 parallel sessions started with an overview talk followed by talks selected from the excellent abstract submissions.

The 24 Parallel Sessions:

PS 01     New Probes | Optical & Optoacoustic Imaging
PS 02     New Tools for Cancer Imaging
PS 03     Multimodal and Drug-Based Imaging of Brain Physiology and Connectivity
PS 04     Cardiovascular Imaging
PS 05     X-ray & Nuclear Imaging Techniques
PS 06     Neuroimaging | New Methods
PS 07     Imaging Metabolism
PS 08     Imaging Therapies
PS 09     Intra-Operative Imaging
PS 10     New Probes | PET/SPECT & Radionuclides
PS 11     Imaging Infection
PS 12     Data Analysis & Methodology
PS 13     Hyperpolarization MRI & MPI Technologies
PS 14     Neuroimaging | Disease Models
PS 15     Immuno - Oncology
PS 16     Optoacoustics & Fluorescence Imaging
PS 17     Brain: Structure, Function and Networks
PS 18     Oncology | Solutions to unmet Clinical Need
PS 19     New Probes | Synthesis and Enabling Technologies
PS 20     Microscopy & Optical Imaging Technologies
PS 21     Understanding Tumour Biology
PS 22     New Probes | MRI & Multimodal
PS 23     Imaging Immune Disorders
PS 24     Ultrasound & Opto-Acoustics Technologies

EMIM 2018 ONLINE PROGRAMME incl. abstracts | look inside


With the educational programme it was aimed to provide you with a state-of-the-art update on relevant topics and cover emerging themes in the field of Imaging Science.

  • Spotlight Symposium on "Working with Allen Brain Atlas Data"
  • Spotlight Symposium on "Intra-Operative Imaging - from Concept to Knife"
  • Vascular Heterogeneity
  • Synthesis and application of nanoparticles for Imaging
  • CRISPR IMAGES ‐ Synthetic Biology meets Molecular Imaging

The educational programme was meant for juniors and seniors!

Category Chairs 2018

Cardiovascular Imaging

Frank Bengel - Hannover Germany

Willem Mulder - Amsterdam/New York Netherlands/USA

Data Analysis & Methodology

Felix Gremse - Aachen Germany

Daniel Razansky - Munich Germany

Imaging Metabolism

David Lewis - Glasgow UK

Imaging Probes, Chemistry & Reporter Genes

Guy Bormans - Leuven Belgium

Giuseppe Ferrauto - Torino Italy

Imaging Technologies

Chris van Hove - Gent Belgium

Bettina Weigelin - Houston USA

Xin Yu - Tubingen Germany

Immunology, Inflammation & Infectious Diseases

Erik Aarntzen - Nijmegen Netherlands

Greetje Vande Velde - Leuven Belgium

Intra-Operative Imaging

Volker Neuschmelting - Cologne/Munich Germany

Go van Dam - Groningen Netherlands


Cornelius Faber - Münster Germany

Marlene Wiart - Lyon France

Oncology Imaging

Francisca Mulero - Madrid Spain

Tim Witney - London UK

young ESMI Groups

THANKS to the young ESMI groups for the organization of the Scientific Speed-Dating, the Meet the Expert Session, and young ESMI corner, your ideas, and enthusiasm!

Thanks for your participation & contribution!

  • AI4R
  • BET Solutions
  • BioSpace Lab
  • Bracco
  • Bruker
  • FujiFilm VisualSonics
  • Iconeus
  • Invicro
  • Inviscan
  • iThera Medical
  • LI-COR
  • Magnetic Insight
  • Mauna Kea Technologies
  • mediso
  • MILabs
  • Molecubes
  • MR solutions
  • nanoPET
  • OptiScan
  • PerkinElmer
  • piramal
  • Sedecal
  • Siemens
  • Spectral Instruments Imaging
  • Vilber

EMIM 2018 ONLINE PROGRAMME incl. abstracts | look inside