Anders Persson

Anders is the Director of the Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV) and a professor at Linköping University in Sweden. He has a clinical background as a radiologist and has worked as a senior physician since 1993. Anders has been working in the field of visual representation of medical radiological data and medical applications for over 20 years. As a radiologist and researcher he has worked on the introduction and validation of new visualisation tools for the clinical environment. He was one of the first people in the world to introduce colour 3D images from CT and MRI into daily clinical practice, and one of the founders of the CMIV. Currently his research is focusing on new specialised post-mortem imaging tools.

In May 2009 Anders was a visiting professor at the Mayo Clinic in the USA, lecturing on forensic science. He has also written over 160 journal and conference articles (2003-2013), given over 350 invited talks and written 8 book chapters. Anders has won several international and national awards, such as the RSNA Cum Laude, the Lennart Nilsson Award, the Athena Award for Best Medical Research in Sweden, the Knowledge Award for Best Teaching in Sweden and the Royal Photographic Society Combined Royal Colleges Medal 2013.