Senior Physician / Neurologist / Neuro-Oncologist
University Hospital Cologne, Germany (Dept. of Neurology) Research Center Juelich, Germany
Norbert Galldiks, MD, is a Professor of Neurology, Senior Neurologist and Senior Neuro-Oncologist at the Dept. of Neurology at the University Hospital Cologne in Germany. He studied medicine at the University of Cologne and Cornell University / Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. In 2002, he qualified in medicine and received his MD from the University of Cologne, Germany. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institute for Neurological Research in Cologne (PET laboratory) he obtained his training in Neurology at the University Hospital Cologne. Furthermore, he is Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-3) at the Research Center in Juelich, Germany.
Dr. Galldiks is also Head of the Outpatient Clinic for Neuro-Oncology at the Dept. of Neurology at the University Hospital Cologne, a Board of Directors member of the Brain Tumor Center at the University Hospital Cologne, and leader of the PET Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology Working Group (PET/RANO). He developed multiple investigator-initiated neuroimaging studies in brain tumor patients and also served in numerous national and international phase II and III clinical trials for brain tumor therapy. Additionally, he co-authored in collaboration with international major societies in the field (RANO / EANO / EANM / SNMMI) practice guidelines for PET imaging in glioma patients. Currently, he is Associate Editor for the journals Neuro-Oncology Advances and Neuro-Oncology Practice.
Dr. Galldiks has over 230 publications, predominantly focusing on the evaluation of gliomas and brain metastasis using PET, conventional and advanced MRI, hybrid PET/MRI, and Radiomics techniques.