Medical imaging is of great interest in areas such as medical diagnostics, treatment planning and drug development. In Flanders, a very active research community is working with state-of-the-art imaging techniques involving several novel imaging modalities (e.g. different types of functional imaging) and the associated advanced image processing.
He is Pharmacist (1988), Radiopharmacist (1990), Industry Pharmacist (1990) and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (1993). After his PhD, he did a post-doc in the Department of Radiology at the Dartmouth Medical School (USA). He is presently Full Professor at the Université catholique de Louvain. Dr Gallez is the Founder and the Director of the Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Research Group in the Catholic University of Louvain (Health Sector, Louvain Drug Research Institute).
His main research activities encompass the development of innovative magnetic resonance tools (MRI, EPR, EPRI) to characterize the tumor microenvironment, the exploration of new pharmacological interventions to increase the efficacy of anti-cancer treatments, and the development of biomarkers that can predict the efficacy of anti-cancer treatments. He is author of 170 peer-reviewed international publications and 3 patents.
*Bernard Gallez's presentation at Creative Media Days: http://www.slideshare.net/iMinds/iminds-the-conference-2012-bernard-gallez