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Executive Board

President

Prof. Dr. Jens Fiehler


Jens Fiehler is the Director of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology in the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany and Visiting Professor of Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of Oxford.

General Secretary

Zsolt Kulcsár, MD, PhD

Zsolt Kulcsár is Head of the Interventional Neuroradiology Unit at the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland.

Treasurer

Dr. Anne Christine Januel

Anne Christine Januel is a senior interventional neuroradiologist at the University Hospital, Toulouse, France.

Executive Director

Mike Iliopoulos

Mike Iliopoulos manages the ESMINT Central Office. He is the Executive Director and Member of the Executive Board without voting rights.

Standing Committee Chairs & Members

Rules Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Jan Gralla

Jan Gralla is a qualified Interventional Neuroradiologist who received training in Germany, UK and Switzerland and the head and director of the Diagnostic and Interventionel Neuroradiology at the Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland.

Education Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Phil White

Phil White is Professor & Honorary Consultant Neuroradiologist at Newcastle University & the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust.

Member

Prof. Dr. Shelley Renowden

Prof. Dr. Shelley Renowden is Consultant Neuroradiologist at the Southmead Hospital, Radiology, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Member

Dr. Matthias Gawlitza

Dr. Gawlitza is currently working as a consultant physician, Neuroradiology - Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, Technical University Dresden.

Member

Prof. Dr. Antonin Krajina

Antonin Krajina, MD, PhD, is head of the department of diagnostic radiology of the Charles University Hospital in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.

Member

Dr. Aymeric Rouchaud

Doctor Aymeric Rouchaud, MD, PhD, has been trained in Paris by Professors Moret and Spelle. Then he moved to Limoges University Hospital where he works with Professor Charbel Mounayer in the INR department and research lab.

Member

Dr. Mohamed Aggour

With more than twelve years of full-time continuous experience in the field of minimally invasive endovascular neurological therapies, Dr. Mohamed Aggour is engaged in the treatment and management of brain and spinal vascular diseases.

Member

Prof. Dr. Tommy Andersson

Tommy Andersson is Professor of Neurointervention at the AZ Groeninge and Senior Consultant in Neurointervention at the Department of Neuroradiology, Karolinska University Hospital.

Examination Committee

Chair

Dr. Matthias Gawlitza

Dr. Gawlitza is currently working as a consultant physician, Neuroradiology - Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, Technical University Dresden.

Member

Dr. Pasquale Mordasini

Pasquale Mordasini is staff member and head of the neurointerventional unit of the University Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the Inselspital Bern, Switzerland.

Guidelines Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Wim van Zwam

Prof. Dr. Wim van Zwam is neurointerventional radiologist at Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

Research Committee

Chair

Dr. Aymeric Rouchaud

Doctor Aymeric Rouchaud, MD, PhD, has been trained in Paris by Professors Moret and Spelle. Then he moved to Limoges University Hospital where he works with Professor Charbel Mounayer in the INR department and research lab.

Member

Dr. Mario Martínez-Galdámez

Member

Dr. Francis Turjman

Francis Turjman is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiology at Lyon University Hospital at the Unit of Interventional Neuroradiology at the Hôpital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer in France.

Member

Dr. Pascal Mosimann

Member

Dr. Markus Möhlenbruch

Membership Committee

Chair

Dr. Elisa Ciceri

Multidisciplinary Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Laurent Spelle

Laurent Spelle, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neuroradiology at Paris-Saclay University, France. He is Chairman of NEURI, The Brain Vascular Center, Department of Pediatric and Adult Interventional Neuroradiology, at Bicêtre University Medical Center in Paris.

Professional Liaison Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Paolo Machi

Paolo Machi is the head of the interventional neuroradiology unit of the university hospital of Geneva (Switzerland) and Privat Docent at the faculty of medicine of the Geneva University.

Publication Committee

Chair

Dr. Mohamed Aggour

With more than twelve years of full-time continuous experience in the field of minimally invasive endovascular neurological therapies, Dr. Mohamed Aggour is engaged in the treatment and management of brain and spinal vascular diseases.

UEMS Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Alessandra Biondi

Alessandra Biondi is Professor of Radiology and Director of the Department of Neuroradiology and Vascular Radiology. Besançon University Hospital, Besançon, France. Her research is devoted to vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord. She has over 100 publications and eight book chapters.

Eastern Countries Committee (EastMINT)

Chair

Dr. Vladimir Kalousek

Department of Radiology, Subdivision of Interventional Neuroradiology, Clinical Hospital Center 'Sisters of Mercy', Zagreb, Croatia

New Product Introduction/Evaluation Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Christian Taschner

Christian Taschner is Professor of Radiology and senior physician at the department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany. He trained in interventional Neuroradiology at the University Hospital Lille, France. His special interests lie in the evaluation of new materials for interventional Neuroradiology.

Ethics Committee

Chair

Dr. Kamil Zelenak

Zeleňák Kamil is the Head of the Department of Radiology at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin of Comenius University in Bratislava.

Electronic Media Committee

Chair

Dr. Jan-Hendrik Buhk

Since June 2020 Jan-Hendrik Buhk is working as head of Neuroradiology in the Asklepios hospitals St. Georg and Wandsbek, both in Hamburg, Germany.

Member

Prof. Dr. Marios Psychogios

Prof. Dr. Marios Psychogios is working as the Head of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology in the Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine of the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

Member

Dr. Michael Schönfeld

Dr. Michael Schönfeld is working in the Dept. of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf.

Ad-hoc Committees

ESMINT Congress 2021

Congress President

Prof. Dr. Christian Taschner

Christian Taschner is Professor of Radiology and senior physician at the department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany. He trained in interventional Neuroradiology at the University Hospital Lille, France. His special interests lie in the evaluation of new materials for interventional Neuroradiology.

Congress Vice-President

Prof. Dr. Wim van Zwam

Prof. Dr. Wim van Zwam is neurointerventional radiologist at Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

Congress Vice-President

Zsolt Kulcsár, MD, PhD

Zsolt Kulcsár is Head of the Interventional Neuroradiology Unit at the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland.

Webinar

Chair

Dr. Jan-Hendrik Buhk

Since June 2020 Jan-Hendrik Buhk is working as head of Neuroradiology in the Asklepios hospitals St. Georg and Wandsbek, both in Hamburg, Germany.

Member

Prof. Dr. Marios Psychogios

Prof. Dr. Marios Psychogios is working as the Head of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology in the Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine of the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

EXMINT

Chair

Prof. Dr. Antonin Krajina

Antonin Krajina, MD, PhD, is head of the department of diagnostic radiology of the Charles University Hospital in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.

Fellowship Programme

Chair

Dr. Luca Valvassori

EYMINT

Chair

Uta Hanning

Member

Grégoire Boulouis

Grégoire Boulouis has been trained for INR in Lille, and Sainte Anne (Paris), France and recently took a senior position in the University Hospital of Tours, in the Neuroradiology department and research labs, while maintaining a part time activity in pediatric INR, at Necker Hospital (Université de Paris, France).

Member

Johannes Kaesmacher

Johannes Kaesmacher works at the University Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology as well as the University Institute of Diagnostic, Interventional and Pediatric Radiology at the University Hospital Bern (Switzerland).

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Please read the publication of the ESMINT Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Ad hoc Committee: How to Improve the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke by Modern Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and New Treatment Methods

Chair

Dr. Kamil Zelenak

Zeleňák Kamil is the Head of the Department of Radiology at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin of Comenius University in Bratislava.

Member

PD Dr. med. Daniel Behme

Dr. Daniel Behme is a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Ad hoc Committee at ESMINT.

Member

Dr. Deniz Bulja

Member

Dr Jildaz CAROFF

Member

Dr. Amar Ajay Chotai

Member

Dr. Valerio Da Ros

Member

Prof. Jean-Christophe Gentric

Member

Dr. Jeremy Hofmeister

Member

Dr. Omar Kass-Hout

Omar Kass-Hout MD MPH is a Neuroendovascular surgeon, vascular neurologist and Director of stroke services University of North Carolina UNC REX hospital.

Member

Dr. Özcan Kocatürk

Dr. Özcan Kocatürk is a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Ad hoc Committee at ESMINT.

Member

Dr Jeremy Lynch

Dr Jeremy Lynch MBHCB MRCS FRCR is an Interventional Neuroradiology fellow at Toronto Western Hospital in Canada. Dr Lynch trained in Medicine at the University of Bristol and qualified in 2007. He underwent several years of surgical training, during which he gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then underwent further specialisation in interventional radiology and neuroradiology in a range of hospitals in London including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Great Ormonds Street Hospital, Kings College Hospital, St George’s Hospital, and Queen’s Hospital.

Member

Dr. Ernesto Pearson

Dr. Ernesto Pearson is a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Ad hoc Committee at ESMINT.

Member

Dr. Ivan Vukasinovic

Congress Relations Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Wim van Zwam

Prof. Dr. Wim van Zwam is neurointerventional radiologist at Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

Neurology Committee

Chair

Dr. Marc Ribo

Assistant Professor Stroke Unit. Department of Neurology; Neurologist. Hospital Vall d’Hebron. Barcelona

Neurosurgery Committee

Chair

Prof. Dr. Andreas Gruber

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery since 2001. Clinical work and research focus on microsurgical and endovascular management of cerebrovascular diseases and neurosurgical intensive care medicine.

Medical Support Committee

Chair

Dr. Ad Van Es

Skills Training

Chair

Dr. Mario Martínez-Galdámez

Health Economics

Chair

Prof. Dr. Paolo Machi

Paolo Machi is the head of the interventional neuroradiology unit of the university hospital of Geneva (Switzerland) and Privat Docent at the faculty of medicine of the Geneva University.

INR Program Committee

Chair

Dr. Francis Turjman

Francis Turjman is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiology at Lyon University Hospital at the Unit of Interventional Neuroradiology at the Hôpital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer in France.

Continuation Committee

Prof. Dr. James V Byrne

Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Oxford. James was Editor-in-Chief of NEURORADIOLOGY from 2005-2010, and is Director of the MSc in Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology.

Prof. Dr. Christophe Cognard

Born in Paris 1961, Fellowship in Psychiatry from 1985 to 1989, Classification of dural fistulas with JJ Merland in 1992, trained by J. Moret from 1995 to 1997, Professor of Radiology in Sept. 1999, Chairman of the Department of Neuroradiology of the University Hospitals of Toulouse since 2002.

Prof. Dr. István Szikora

Head, Department of Neurointerventions, National Institute of Neurosciences (NIN) Deputy Director, Research and Science, National Institute of Neurosciences (NIN)

Prof. Dr. Laurent Pierot

Professor of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Reims Head of the Department of Radiology, University Hospital, Reims

Prof. Dr. Patrick Brouwer

Patrick Brouwer is a neurointerventionalist at Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

ESMINT Office

Birgit Amend

Birgit Amend is head of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations at ESMINT and is responsible for parts of the administration.

Liz Derow

Liz Derow works on a consultancy basis as Association Projects Manager for ESMINT.