Birgitta Janerot, Professor & Senior Consultant, Karolinska Institutet.
Birgitta Janerot, Professor of Medical Technology at Karolinska Institutet, CLINTEC, and Senior Consultant in Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine at Karolinska University hospital
In addition to patient diagnostic care she is heading the division of Functional Imaging and Technology at KI with multidisciplinary research focusing on functional imaging and there acts as a bridge between technology, physics and medicine. She is project leader of “Integrated AI-diagnostics” (I-AID), a project partly financed by Sweden´s Innovation Agency Vinnova, which is striving in a structured way to develop, validate and implement decision support tools in the clinic. As manager of a CIMED core facility “Stockholm Medical Image Laboratory & Education” (SMILE), in cooperation she is building a translational hub where clinicians, researchers and PhD-students meet and benefit from the collected competence in image analysis, visualisation and quantification, while using the images, tools and innovations for improved diagnostics and patient care.