Peter Aspelin, Board Member
Prof. Peter Aspelin is a Co-founder of IC Targets and has served as a Board Member since 2015. Peter is Professor Emeritus of Medical Radiology at the Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. He was Associate Professor at the University of Lund (1978-1986), and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Malmö General Hospital (1986-1989). In 1989 he moved to Stockholm to assume the posts of Professor of Radiology and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at the Karolinska Institutet and Huddinge University Hospital. He was subsequently appointed dean of education at the Karolinska Institutet and later served as Vice President for six years.
Peter served as chairman of the Swedish Society of Radiology and the Swedish Society of Medicine, and he took part in creating the European Society of Radiology’s European Training Curriculum for Radiology and the European Society of Urogenital Radiology’s Contrast Media Guidelines. He was also a member of the program planning committee for the European Congress of Radiology.
Peter’s scientific work has focused mainly on contrast media. He has published more than 170 scientific papers, several book chapters and edited a Swedish radiology textbook. Peter has also served as an associate editor for European Radiology and Acta Radiologica, as well as a reviewer for several other journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, European Journal of Radiology, British Journal of Radiology and The Lancet, among others. Peter received his MD and his PhD from Lund University.