Short Course Instructor

Mickael Tanter

Mickael Tanter is a research professor of the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (Inserm), elected member of the european Academy of Science, distinguished professor of ESPCI Paris and AXA Chair Professor. He is heading the laboratory Inserm “Physics for Medicine Paris” (Inserm, CNRS, ESPCI Paris), Paris, France. He is also the director of the first Inserm Technology Research Accelerator created in 2016 and dedicated to Biomedical Ultrasound. Mickael Tanter is an expert in biomedical ultrasound and wave physics. He authored more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and is the recipient of 50 international patents. In the last 20 years, he co-invented several major innovations in Biomedical Ultrasound: Transient Elastography, Ultrafast Ultrasound and Shear Wave Elastography, functional Ultrasound (fUS) imaging of brain activity and Superresolution Ultrasound based on Ultrasound Localization Microscopy. He received many national and international distinctions (among them the Honored Lecture of the Radiology Society of North America in 2012, the Grand Prize of Medicine and Medical Research of Paris city in 2011, the Grand Prize of Fondation de la Recherche Médicale in 2016 and the Carl Hellmuth Hertz Prize of IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control society in 2017, and the highest distinction of the European Society in Molecular Imaging ESMI in 2018). M. Tanter is also the co-founder of several MedTech companies in Biomedical Ultrasound (Supersonic Imagine, CardiaWave, Iconeus).

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