Renato Valdés Olmos


  • Clinical development and application of hybrid cameras for radioactive/fluorescence signal detection
  • Development and application of 3D augmented - and mixed reality models in surgical navigation
  • Dedicated molecular breast imaging & radioguided intervention


Renato Valdés Olmos (MD, PhD) is currently a senior consultant and clinical researcher at the Interventional Molecular Imaging Laboratory and Nuclear Medicine Section of the Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). He is involved in projects concerning image guided intervention and sentinel node biopsy using hybrid approaches for radioactivity/fluorescence detection and intraoperative navigation in various malignancies as well as in molecular imaging and biopsy of breast cancer using dedicated approaches. Former nuclear medicine consultant at the Netherlands Cancer Institute–Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (NKI-AVL) he is a founding member of the International Sentinel Node Society and currently member of its board. He is member of the editorial boards of the European Journal Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging and the Spanish Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging. He is also one of the editors-in-chief of the Dutch Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Following participation as expert in training initiatives organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency  (IAEA) and the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), he has been one of the initiators of the European network RADIOguide for training and research on radioguided intervention. He has been coordinator of the training stage on nuclear oncology at the NKI-AVL and also of the nuclear medicine training for nuclear medicine residents at the LUMC.  Publications


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