Dr. Jan Wolber, Head of Imaging Technology and Project Management, GE Healthcare, is visiting Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, and will give a lecture on Methods and Applications of Hyperpolarized 129Xe MR.
Dr. Wolber has a PhD on MR imaging and spectroscopy from the University of London and a MBA from Warwick Business School. He has worked on hyperpolarization MR research since 1997. From 2001 to 2005, he was part of Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen’s DNP team at Amersham Health R&D in Malmö, Sweden. Since 2005, he has been working with GE Healthcare in Amersham in the UK where he leads the Imaging Technology group in R&D which covers project in CT/X-Ray, MR, ultrasound, SPECT and PET. Since 2016, he is also responsible for the project management team.
In addition to his work at GE Healthcare, Dr. Wolber is Honorary Professor of MR Physics at University of Sheffield in the POLARIS group, where he is involved in hyperpolarized 29Xe MR research. He is also chair of the External Scientific Advisory Board of the Oxford-Nottingham Biomedical Imaging Center for Doctorate Training, University of Oxford.
GE Healthcare is a business unit within General Electric. It provides transformational medical technologies and services that enable healthcare providers to better diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, neurological diseases and other conditions earlier. The vision for the future is to enable a new "early health" model of care focused on earlier diagnosis, pre-symptomatic disease detection and disease prevention. GE Healthcare is situated in Amersham, UK.
Everyone is welcome. There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the lecture.