prof. dr. C.T.W. (Chrit T.W.) Moonen Full Professor
- Molecular Imaging
Chrit Moonen did his masters in Molecular Sciences and his Ph.D. in biophysics (Wageningen University). He did part of his studies with Nobel Laureate Wüthrich in Zürich, Switzerland. He went for a postdoctoral period to the University of Oxford (Sir Georg Radda). He then worked at the University of California at Davis as a Visiting Research Scientist before becoming head of the NIH In Vivo NMR Research Center from 1987-1996. He moved back to Europe (Bordeaux, France) in 1996 where he has been director of the laboratory "Molecular and Functional Imaging: from Physiology to Therapy" until 2011.
He is currently full professor at the Division of Imaging at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He coauthored over 250 scientific papers. H-index is 76 (Google Scholar). He was President of the "International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine" (ISMRM, 2006), of the "Society for Molecular Imaging" (2009), and of the European Society of Molecular Imaging (2016). His recent work is in molecular and cellular imaging, MRI guided Focused Ultrasound, and Image Guided Drug Delivery in the Center for Imaging Sciences, Imaging Division.
External member of the Scientific Council, INSERM, France,
Invited speaker, Intramural NIH "Grand Rounds", 2020
Fellowship and Awards
ERC Advanced Grant “Sound Pharma” 2010
European Magnetic Resonance Award 2000
Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine,
Fellow of the European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology,
Fellow of the World Molecular Imaging Society,
Fry Award, International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound, 2019