Marion Smits

Professor of Neuroradiology

Marion Smits is full professor, Chief of neuroradiology, and Chair of the neuroradiology fellowship programme at Erasmus MC - University Medical Centre Rotterdam (NL). She combines research with clinical work as a neuro- and head & neck radiologist, with a particular focus on neuro-oncology in the Brain Tumour Centre at the Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam (NL). Marion also holds an honorary appointment as Professor of Neuroradiology at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Faculty of Applied Sciences, as well as a Medical Delta Professorship with the aim to advance technological innovations in healthcare.

Marion is dedicated to breaking down the boundaries between the research arena and clinical practice and vice versa, by disseminating knowledge and insight gained from her research and by clinical implementation of physiological MR neuroimaging through her numerous teaching activities and leadership positions.

In 2021, Marion was named ‘most influential radiology researcher’ by AuntMinnie Europe. Marion is honorary member of the ASNR, fellow of ESMRMB and senior fellow of ISMRM
for her pioneering work at the interface of technical innovation and clinical neuroradiology.

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