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Paul Apfaltrer
Paul Apfaltrer, MD, MBA

Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy (Division of General and Paediatric Radiology)
Position: Associate Professor


Artificial Intelligence; Diagnostic Imaging; Multimodal Imaging; Oncology

Research interests

Paul Apfaltrer received his medical degree from the Medical University of Graz, Austria and his MBA in Health Care Management from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria. He is Associate Professor of Radiology and consultant radiologist at the Medical University of Vienna. Dr. Apfaltrer has a special focus on multi-parametric imaging in oncology as well as non-invasive imaging of cardiovascular diseases.

Prof. Apfaltrer's group strives to enhance cancer diagnosis and characterization as well as find improved methods to predict and monitor tumor response to therapy using multimodality and multi-parametric imaging modalities.

Research group: 

Assoc.-Prof. Dr. med. Paul Apfaltrer, MBA

Dr. Lucian Beer, PhD
Dr. Alexander Wressnegger
Dr. David Tibor Lauber
Dr. Christian Paul Schestak

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

Infrastructure: Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy
The Department operates at up-to-date, cutting edge imaging equipment to ensure optimal diagnostic quality in patient care while minimizing patient exposure to ionizing radiation. Functional/molecular imaging is performed on state of the art 2nd, and 3rd Generation dual-source CT systems, high-field MR systems, as well as, PET/computed tomography (PET/CT) and PET/MR.

Grants, Honors, Awards:

  • The Medical-Scientific Fund of the Mayor of Vienna 2017
  • The Vienna Anniversary Fund for the Austrian Academy of Sciences 2016
  • Theodor Koerner Price 2016
  • Trainee Research Prize, Radiological Society of North America 2013 
  • Young Investigator Award, North American Society for Cardiac Imaging 2012
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