EULAR Network of imaging centres

 

Network of imaging training centres 2020 - 2025

Ghent University Hospital, Department of Rheumatology
Ghent, Belgium
Main focus: Nailfold Videocapillaroscopy (NVC), and Laser Speckle Contrast analysis (LASCA)
Contact person: Prof. Vanessa Smith, vanessa.smith@ugent.be

Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research (COPECARE), Rigshospitalet - Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
Main focus: Ultrasound and MRI
Contact person: Prof. Mikkel Østergaard, mo@dadlnet.dk

Gaetano Pini Institute, Division of Rheumatology, University of Milano
Milano, Italy
Main focus: Nailfold Videocapillaroscopy
Contact person: Prof. Francesca Ingegnoli, francesca.ingegnoli@unimi.it

Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, University of Genova
Genova, Italy
Main focus: Capillaroscopy, Laser speekled analysis, Skin ultrasound
Contact person: Prof. Maurizio Cutolo, mcutolo@unige.it

Research Center for the Pathology and Treatment of Systemic Rheumatic Diseases - RCRD, Spital Sf. Maria
Bucharest, Romania
Main focus: Ultrasound, Capillaroscopy
Contact person: Dr. Florian Berghea, florian.berghea@umfcd.ro

Rheumatic Diseases Lothian, Western General Hospital
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Main focus: Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Neil McKay, srugregistration@outlook.com

Dept. of Rheumatology, Kerckhoff-Klinik
Bad Nauheim, Germany
Main focus: Ultrasound, Capillaroscopy, MRI, CT, DECT, PET CT, conventional radiography
Contact person: Prof. Ulf Müller-Ladner, u.mueller-ladner@kerckhoff-klinik.de

Rheumatology Unit, Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda
Milano, Italy
Main focus: Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Antonella Adinolfi, antonella.adinolfi@ospedaleniguarda.it 

University of Oxford, Botnar Research Centre
Oxford, UK
Main focus: Ultrasound, Ultrasound guided synovial biopsy, Salivary gland ultrasound, Vascular ultrasound for vasculitis
Contact person: Dr. Shing Law, shing.law@ndorms.ox.ac.uk

Instituto Português de Reumatologia
Lisbon, Portugal
Main focus: Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Margarida Silva, mm_silva@sapo.pt

Serviço de Reumatologia e Doenças Ósseas Metabólicas, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte
Lisbon, Portugal
Main focus: Ultrasound (incl. paediatric, vascular ultrasound, guided joint injections, guided synovial biopsies)
Contact person: Dr. Fernando Saraiva, sandra.guimaraes@chln.min-saude.pt

Network of imaging research centres 2020 - 2025

Medical University of Vienna, Division of Rheumatolgy, 3rd Deparmtent of Internal Medicine
Vienna, Austria
Main focus: Ultrasound and conventional Radiography
Contact person: Dr. Peter Mandl, peter.mandl@meduniwien.ac.at

Ghent University Hospital, Department of Rheumatology
Ghent, Belgium
Main focus: Nailfold Videocapillaroscopy (NVC), and Laser Speckle Contrast analysis (LASCA)
Contact person: Prof. Vanessa Smith, vanessa.smith@ugent.be

Focus: Ultrasound, radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, dual energy CT
Contact person: Prof. Ruth Wittoek, ruth.wittoek@ugent.be

Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research (COPECARE), Rigshospitalet - Glostrup Copenhagen, Denmark
Main focus: MRI and Ultrasound
Contact person: Prof. Mikkel Østergaard, mo@dadlnet.dk

National Institute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy, 3rd Rheumatology Department
Budapest, Hungary
Main focus: Ultrasound
Dr. Peter V. Balint, balint.peter@orfi.hu, pvbalint@gmail.com

Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, University of Genova
Genova, Italy
Main focus: Capillaroscopy, Laser speekled analysis, Skin ultrasound
Contact person: Prof. Maurizio Cutolo, mcutolo@unige.it

Gaetano Pini Institute, Division of Rheumatology, University of Milano
Milano, Italy
Main focus: Nailfold Videocapillaroscopy
Contact person: Prof. Francesca Ingegnoli, francesca.ingegnoli@unimi.it

Amsterdam Rheumatology & Immunology Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Main focus: PET(-CT/MRI), MRI, DXA, Ultrasound, CT, conventional radiography, X-ray
Contact person: Dr. J. van der Laken, j.vanderlaken@vumc.nl

Interdisciplinary Centre of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMD) Imaging
Charité Berlin

Berlin, Germany
Main focus:
Musculoskeletal ultrasound in greyscale and power Doppler; Fluorescence optical imaging (FOI) by the Xiralite system
Contact person: Dr. S. Ohrndorf, sarah.orhndorf@charite.de

Network of imaging research centres 2019 - 2024

Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Italy
Main focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Contact Andrea Delle Sedie adellesedie@gmail.com

Network of imaging research centres 2017 - 2022

Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz,
Madrid, Spain                                                                                                                                     Main focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Esperanza Naredo enaredo@ser.es                                                    

Network of imaging training centres 2017 - 2022

Rheumatology department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc,
Université catholique de Louvain
Brussels, Belgium                                                                                                                       Main focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Maria Stoenoiu maria.stoenoiu@uclouvain.be                                  

Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz,
Madrid, Spain                                                                                                                               Main focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Esperanza Naredo enaredo@ser.es

Ultrasound Center Rheumatology
Basel, Switzerland                                                                                                                   Main focus: Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr. Giorgio Tamborrini uzr@hin.ch

 

Network of imaging training centres 2016 - 2021

MC Groep Musculoskeletal Imaging Centre
Lelystad, The Netherlands                                                                                                        Main focus: Ultrasound
Contact person: Dr GAW Bruyn g.brujin@mcgroep.com

University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Gr.T.Popa" 
Iasi, Romania                                                                                                                            Main focus: Capillaroscopy
Contact person: Dr. Codrina Ancuta codrina_ancuta@yahoo.com

 

Network of imaging research centres 2016 - 2021

Diakonhjemmet Hospital
Oslo, Norway
Main focus: MRI, Conventional Radiography, Ultrasound
Contact person: Porf. Tore Kvine revmaadm@diakonsyk.no

Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet 
Herne, Germany                                                                                                                          Main focus: Conventional radiography, Magnetic resonance imaging, Computer tomography, PET-CT, PET-MRI (in collaboration), Ultrasound, Capillaroscopy, Mineral bone density
Contact person: Dr. Xenofon Baraliakos xenofon.baraliakos@elisabethgruppe.de

Leiden University Medical Centre
Leiden, The Netherlands                                                                                                           Main focus: MRI, Conventional Radiography
Contact person:Dr. M. C. Kortekaas m.c.kortekaas@lumc.nl