Wim J.G. Oyen

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Board Member, European Cancer Organisation
Digital Health Network Co-Chair, European Cancer Organisation


Professor Wim Oyen is nuclear medicine physician at the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine of Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, The Netherlands and full Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy at Humanitas University in Milan, Italy. From 2015-2018, he was full Professor of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at The Institute of Cancer Research and Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine of The Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK. Before working in the UK, he was a nuclear medicine physician and full Professor of Nuclear Medicine at the Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands, serving as Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Member of the Board of the Medical Staff and Director of the Research Institute for Oncology of RadboudUMC.

Professor Oyen’s main research interests are molecular imaging in oncology and infectious diseases and radionuclide therapy of cancer. He is the (co-)author of more than 650 original science and review articles in international peer-reviewed journals. He is currently actively involved in the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (Board Member 2014-2020, past-Congress Chair 2015-2017 and EANM President 2019-2020), the International Cancer Imaging Society (member of the Board and the Trustees 2016-present, President 2017-2018) and in the European Cancer Organisation (Board member 2012-2016 and 2020-present, Treasurer 2014-2015, 2020-2021). Professor Oyen is a member of several Editorial Boards, including the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

In 2023, Wim was appointed by the Dutch Ministry of Health as Quartermaster of Medical Isotopes. In his new role, he will position and boost innovative radiopharmaceutical development within the context of the recent developments, such as the approval of the PALLAS project. The goal is for faster and affordable availability for patients.


Updated: May 2020