Medical Imaging Research Center

Medical Imaging Research Center
The Medical Imaging Research Center (MIRC) is an interdisciplinary research center with a central location in the University Hospital Gasthuisberg. It is surrounded by the different clinical imaging departments yielding easy access to the state-of-the-art imaging equipment and patient data. The focus lies on fundamental and translational research in the area of medical imaging and image processing. The center is a joined initiative of the KU Leuven (Biomedical Sciences) and the University Hospitals Leuven. Over 100 engineers, physicians and physicists are working closely together with bioscientists and clinicians.
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Opportunities
landscape office
  • International research in the heart of a 1800 bed university hospital.
  • Faster interdisciplinary exchange of research information.
  • Creation of a platform for multidisciplinary cooperation projects.
  • Faster access to critical data; fusion of research and clinical care.
Mission
  • Development of novel computational models and methods for imaging and quantitative image analysis.
  • Validation of the added diagnostic and therapeutic value of new imaging methods and biomarkers.
  • (Pre)clinical utilization of imaging, quantitative image analysis and image databases for population studies and improved personalized medicine.
Research groups