Professor and Chair of Radiology
University of Groningen
Professor Oudkerk research focuses on the heart and lungs, the development of data acquisition improvement of imaging systems and data postprocessing of AI software in cardiothoracic imaging. Professor Oudkerk is the Chief Scientific Officer of the Institute for Diagnostic Accuracy (iDNA). He is the founder and past President of the European Society of Cardiac Radiology and former Chairman of Radiology departments of DDHK Erasmus MC Rotterdam and University Medical Center Groningen. He is the lead investigator for the NELSON study on the early detection of lung cancer, the ROBINSCA study for the detection of coronary disease, the NELCIN B3 study in China. In 2019 he was ranked as one the most influential researchers in Radiology in Europe.