PROF AXEL ROMINGER
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Inselspital, University of Bern
Axel Rominger, MD, is full professor at the University of Bern and Chairman of the Dept. of Nuclear Medicine at Inselspital Bern. His scientific interest includes the constant improvement of the PET technology and therefore he has set up groups on biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, and radiopharmaceutical research. He directs several research projects on PET imaging in the neurological and oncological field.
From 2007 until 2018 he worked at Ludwig Maximilian’s University of Munich, where he served as deputy director for 5 years. During this period he won several national and international research awards. Prof. Rominger is author of more than 250 peer-reviewed publications.
In October 2020 the first ultra-large axial field-of-view PET scanner from Siemens was put into operation at Bern University Hospital. To accelerate research on total-body PET imaging he established numerous international collaborations.