Hans-Ulrich Kauczor


Hans-Ulrich Kauczor is full Professor for Radiology and a specialist in chest radiology at the University Medical Center in Heidelberg, Germany. He is especially known for his clinical and scientific work applying computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the fields of chest diseases and oncology. Currently he holds the positions of chairman of radiology and medical director of the Clinic of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology as well as Vice-Chair of the Translational Lung Research Center Heidelberg as member of the German Center of Lung Research (DZL). Since 1990 he has published more than 700 scientific publications.
Hans-Ulrich Kauczor studied medicine at the Universities in Bonn, Heidelberg and Cologne, Germany. After his graduation, he did his residency in radiology and received his Habilitation” degree at the University of Mainz in 1998: „Functional Imaging of Pulmonary Ventilation using CT and MRI“. In 2003 he became full Professor for Radiology and led the Department of Radiology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg before taking the Chairmanship of Radiology at the University of Heidelberg in 2008.
He is actively contributing to continuous national and international education and training activities, e.g. in the European School of Radiology.
He served as President of the European Society of Thoracic Imaging (2011), the German-Japanese Radiological Affiliation (2011-2013), the International Workshop of Pulmonary Functional Imaging (2011-2015), the Fleischner Society (2015). He also served as chair of the research committee and member of the executive committee of the European Society of Radiology (2013-2016).