Andreas MELZER GermanyDirectorICCAS University Leipzig and IMSaT University Dundee

Andreas MELZER
Andreas Melzer studied General and Dental Medicine in Mainz and Tübingen and has 28 years experiences in the development of medical technologies named on 113 patents and over 200 publications. Since 1989 he serves as general sectary of iSMIT. Since 2006 he is Full Professor and Founding Director of the Institute for Medical Science and Technology and Honorary Clinical Professor NHS Tayside, Dundee. IMSaT has exceeded €35 million total project budget. The IMSaT strategy developed by Professor Melzer is focused on a synergistic program of translational research of basic science to clinical applications. In 2014 he has been appointed as Professor and Director of ICCAS the Innovation Center for Computer Assisted Surgery of the University Leipzig, Germany. In 2014 he has been invited as one of 1000 experts to serve as Professor of FUS at Chongqing University, China. He was awarded €4.5 million in 6 EU projects and in access of 20 m € funding from the German Ministry of Science for the development of MRI-guided interventions and focused ultrasound including LIFU for targeted drug delivery and radiation therapy. He founded and established the EAES Technology Committee in 1995. Together with Calin Tiu he is organizing the first ever hands on EAES annual Ultrasound courses for surgeons since 2017.