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prof. dr. T. (Tim) Leiner Full Professor

  • Researchgr. Cardiovasculaire Radiologie

T. Leiner


Research Programs


Dr. Tim Leiner is tenured Professor of Radiology and holds the Chair in Cardiovascular Imaging at Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands. He received his M.D. in 2000 from Maastricht University Medical School. In 2002 he obtained his Ph.D. from the same University. Following his Ph.D., he spent 18 months as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Cardiac MR Center at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School in Boston under Dr. Warren Manning. He then completed his Radiology residency at Maastricht University Medical Center, during which he spent 3 months at the Vascular Imaging Laboratory at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA under Professors Jeffrey H. Maki and Chun Yuan.

Dr. Leiner is presently Professor of Radiology at the Department of Radiology, Utrecht University Medical Center in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Past President of the International Working Group on MR Angiography (currently known as Society for Magnetic Resonance Angiography). His research interests center around the development and implementation of new MR and CT techniques with a focus on cardiovascular imaging. Dr. Leiner has served as faculty member and member of the organizing committees at the annual meetings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB), Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR), European Society for Cardiovascular Radiology (ESCR), Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), European Congress of Radiology (ECR), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and at annual meetings of the Dutch Radiological Society. He has chaired the Scientific Program Committee of the ESMRMB in 2017. Dr. Leiner has served on the Editorial Board of European Radiology and Dutch Medical Journal and currently is Associate Editor of both the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (JMRI), the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (JCMR), and Radiology – Cardiothoracic. Dr. Leiner has served on the Board of Trustees of the ISMRM from 2006-2009 and the Board of Trustees of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) from 2016-2019. He is the author of over 300 original papers, review articles and book chapters as well as editor of several electronic radiology textbooks. He is currently Vice-President of the ISMRM and will serve as President from 2020-2021.

Side Activities

  • Vice-President of the ISMRM

    President of the ISMRM from 2020-2021

    Co-founder Quantib-U, November 2018

    Member The Health Council of the Netherlands, August 2018 - July 2019

    Consultant to Bayer Healthcare, 2018 → …

    Consultant to Philips Healthcare, 2018 → …

    Editor Radiology Cardiothoracic, 2018 → …

    Editor Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 2016 → …

    Editor Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2006 → …





Research Output (194)

Comparison of multi-delay FAIR and pCASL labeling approaches for renal perfusion quantification at 3T MRI

Harteveld Anita A, de Boer Anneloes, Franklin Suzanne Lisa, Leiner Tim, van Stralen Marijn, Bos Clemens 6 dec 2019, In: Magma: Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology, and Medicine. 33 , p. 81-94 14 p.

Consensus-based technical recommendations for clinical translation of renal T1 and T2 mapping MRI

Dekkers Ilona A, de Boer Anneloes, Sharma Kaniska, Cox Eleanor F, Lamb Hildo J, Buckley David L, Bane Octavia, Morris David M, Prasad Pottumarthi V, Semple Scott I K, Gillis Keith A, Hockings Paul, Buchanan Charlotte, Wolf Marcos, Laustsen Christoffer, Leiner Tim, Haddock Bryan, Hoogduin Johannes M, Pullens Pim, Sourbron Steven, Francis Susan 22 nov 2019, In: Magma: Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology, and Medicine. 33 , p. 163-176 14 p.

Detecting coronary plaque vulnerability using computed tomography radiomics:The one stop shop for plaque vulnerability?

Leiner Tim 1 nov 2019, In: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 20 , p. 1248-1249 2 p.

Machine learning in cardiovascular magnetic resonance:basic concepts and applications

Leiner Tim, Rueckert Daniel, Suinesiaputra Avan, Baeßler Bettina, Nezafat Reza, Išgum Ivana, Young Alistair A 7 okt 2019, In: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 21

Design of CTP-PRO study (impact of stress Cardiac computed Tomography myocardial Perfusion on downstream resources and PROgnosis in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease:A multicenter international study)

Pontone Gianluca, De Cecco Carlo, Baggiano Andrea, Guaricci Andrea I., Guglielmo Marco, Leiner Tim, Lima Joao, Maurovich-Horvat Pál, Muscogiuri Giuseppe, Nance John W., Schoepf U. Joseph 1 okt 2019, In: International Journal of Cardiology. 292 , p. 253-257 5 p.

Multimodal assessment and phenomapping of early atherosclerosis in children with chronic disease

Ververs F. A., Eikendal A. L. M., Westenberg J. J. M., Van der Geest R. J., Nuboer R., Wulffraat N. M., Van der Ent C. K., Leiner T., Grotenhuis H. B., Schipper H. S. okt 2019, In: European heart journal. 40 , p. 2066-2066

Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Cardiac Imaging-Opportunities and Challenges

Petersen Steffen E, Abdulkareem Musa, Leiner Tim 10 sep 2019, In: Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine. 6

Artificial intelligence for the general cardiologist

Verjans J., Leiner T. 1 sep 2019, In: Netherlands Heart Journal. 27 , p. 389-391 3 p.

Artificial intelligence in cardiovascular imaging:state of the art and implications for the imaging cardiologist

Siegersma K. R., Leiner T., Chew D. P., Appelman Y., Hofstra L., Verjans J. W. 1 sep 2019, In: Netherlands Heart Journal. 27 , p. 403-413 11 p.

Direct Automatic Coronary Calcium Scoring in Cardiac and Chest CT

de Vos Bob D., Wolterink Jelmer M., Leiner Tim, de Jong Pim A., Lessmann Nikolas, Isgum Ivana 1 sep 2019, In: IEEE transactions on medical imaging. 38 , p. 2127-2138 12 p.

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