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Mr. Matthias Werner

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Eberhard-Karls-University Medical Center Tuebingen
Hoppe-Seyler-St 3

Brief Biography:

1. MD & Research Fellow University of Tuebingen, Germany
2. Research Fellow Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
3. Small Animal Imaging Internship at the Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stonybrook University Hospital, New York, USA

1. Nov. 2008 Full Medical License in Germany
2. 2008 United States of America Medical License Examinations (USMLE) Step 1 and 2CK 3. 2001-2008 Medical education, Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, Germany
4. Nov. 2008 Final Examination, with honors (Magna cum laude)
5. Sept. 2003 Bachelor of Medicine, with honors (Magna cum laude)
6. 2001 EMT Education, German Red Cross School Pfalzgrafenweiler, honors degree (A+)
7. 2001 Graduation (Abitur, University Entrance Exam) with honors degree (A+), Maria von Linden-Gymnasium Calw-Stammheim Honors
8. 2011 Deutscher Röntgenkongress Young Investigator Award Session Contributor
9. 2010 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Introduction to Research for International Young Academics (IRIYA)


1. 2010 German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG) Academy of Excellence in Medical Technology Participant
2. 2007 Society of Nuclear Medicine Young Professionals Committee Best Clinical Paper Award, 1st place
3. 2007 Travel Award, GlaxoSmithKline-Foundation
4. 2004 Interdisciplinary Center Clinical Research (IZKF) Tubingen Graduate School of Molecular Medicine Scholarship
5. 2001 German Physics Association College Price & Honorary Membership
6. 2001 Scheffel Medal of the German Literature Society
7. 2001-2008 e-fellows.net online Scholarship Research

Languages: German, English, French References are available on request.


Academic positions:

since 2009 in the field of PET/CT and PET/MR

Respiratory Gating in PET/CT of lung cancer patients Comparison of diagnostic performance and cost effectiveness of PET/CT and whole-body MRI Brown Adipose Tissue in FDG-PET/CT Y90-PET/CT imaging after Selective Internal Radiotherapy (SIRT) PET/CT for diagnosis and staging of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Related


1. 2010-2011 Trial investigator- Good Clinical Practice (GCP)- and Medical Devices Act
2. 2010 Courses on Radiation Protection and Medical Application of X-Rays and Radionuclides
3. 2010 German Research Foundation (DFG) Academy of Excellence in Medical Technology Research Grant Application Training Program
4. 2006  Hands-on Training microMRI Small Animal Imaging at the Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stonybrook University Hospital, New York, USA
5. 2006 Guest Researcher at the Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
6. 2005 Workshop Molecular Imaging, IZKF (Interdisciplin. Center Clinical Research) Münster, Germany
7. 2004 Scientific Writing for Publications and Conference Presentations & Posters, Tubingen, Germany (Dr. Heather Sylin-Roberts, University of Auckland, New Zealand) 8. 2004 Animal Handling and Experimentation Course and Certificate, Tübingen, Germany 9. 2004 Research on Migration and Homing of T-Lymphocytes in Atopic Dermatitis, Research Group Allergology and Immunology, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Tubingen
10. 2003 Course in fMRI-, DTI- and MEG-Imaging, Section for Experimental NMR Imaging of the Brain, Department of Radiology, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
11. 2002 Molecular Genetics, Cytogenetics and Microarray Diagnostic, Department of Medical Genetics, University Hospital Tubingen, Germany
12. 2002 Biochemical and biological methods of advanced analysis in Immunology, Interfacultary Institute for Cell Biology, Department of Immunology, University of Tubingen, Germany
13. Reviewer for The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology, RoFo, Journal of Clinical Imaging Science, Research & Reports in Nuclear Medicine

Clinical Experience:

1. since 02/2009 Resident at the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Tubingen, Germany.
2. clinical focus on PET/CT, 2 years of experience, > 2500 examinations, ACRIN certified center elective in Nuclear Medicine, 1 year, > 1500 examinations experience in planar radiography, CT, Ultrasound imaging
3. 2007-2008 Medical Internship, University Hospital Tubingen, Germany (Radiology, Neurosurgery, General Surgery: Endoscopy, Intensiv Care Unit), and Inselspital Bern, Switzerland (Vascular Medicine)
4. 2001-2007 Elective periods in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (Munsterlingen, Switzerland), Oncology and Radiation Therapy (Tübingen, Germany), Anaesthesiology, Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care (Ingolstadt and Dresden, Germany), Family Medicine (Deckenpfronn, Germany), Dermatology and Allergology (Tubingen, Germany), Neurology (Zürich, Switzerland, and Goppingen, Germany), Neurological Early Rehabilitation (Seesen, Germany)
5. 2001-2008 Assistant Organ Transplantation Coordinator

Teaching Experience :
1. since 02/2009 Supervision of 6 MD students in PET/CT and PET/MR research
2. since 02/2009 Medical Student seminars and Technologist Student education
3. 2003-2009 Trainings of undergraduate medical students in heart anatomy and physiology, Founding Member of the organizing workgroup at the Institute of Anatomy, Tubingen (www.agherz.de) Special Award at the 1st Medical Faculty Tubingen Education Award Ceremony and multiple Awards as Best Preclinical Elective Course 2006/2007 and 2007/2008
4. 2003-2006 Instructor in Emergency Medicine and First Aid Training for medical students 2003 Anatomy tutor for first semester medical students

Leadership Activities :
1. since 01/2012 Syngo.Via Clinical Administrator at the University Hospital Tubingen, Germany
2. 2004 Elected speaker of the IZKF Tübingen Graduate School of Molecular Medicine
3. since 1996 Member of the Red Cross: silver merit badge, EMT trainer, Children’s group leader (1998-2003)


Research interests:

Hybrid Imaging: PET/CT and PET/MR Y90-PET/CT Brown Adipose Tissue Respiratory Gating in PET/CT of lung cancer patients Comparison of diagnostic performance and cost effectiveness of PET/CT and whole-body MRI PET/CT for diagnosis and staging of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis


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