The 5th National PhD Conference in Medical Imaging

– Rica Ishavshotell, Tromsø, 2-3 October 2013

The 5th National PhD Conference in Medical Imaging was organized in Tromsø, 2-3 October 2013.

In addition to the PhD Candidates, also Research Program Medical Students and a limited number of Post-doctoral fellows were invited to submit their abstracts. The conference attracted about 120 participants, among these were almost 90 PhD candidates, research program medical students and post doc's with poster. Travel grants were given to all participants with abstract who were registered as members of MedIm.

Pictures from the conference can be found on Flickr.


The event was jointly organized by MedIm – Norwegian Research School in Medical Imaging and The Research Unit for Medical Imaging at the University of Tromsø/University Hospital of Northern Norway.

In addition to four scientific sessions with high profiled invited speakers, the program this year for the first time in MedIm conferences included the "Speed poster presentations". These sessions brings the poster presenters more in touch with the plenary audience.

Speakers for the scientific sessions:
Thomas Huser, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Matthia Karreman, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
John-Peder Escobar Kvitting, Linkøbing University, Sweden
Azita Monazzam, Uppsala University, Sweden,
Bernd Pichler, Universty of Tübingen, Germany
Antti Saraste, Turku PET Centre and Heart Center, Finland 
Asta Håberg, NTNU
Kyrre Emblem, Oslo University Hospital

The conference dinner and social event took place at Polaria, following a brief tour of their fascinating exhibition of nature and wildlife in the Arctic.

MedIm is funded by the Research Council Norway

The Research Council of Norway

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