Prof. Francesco Sardanelli


Full professor of radiology, director of the postgraduate course in Radiodiagnostics, faculty member of the PhD course in Translational Medicine, Università degli Studi di Milano. Since 2001, Director of the Department of Radiology at the Research Hospital Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milano. Since 2009, Director of the European Network Assessment of Imaging in Medicine, joint initiative of the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research. Previously member of the Editorial Board of Eur Radiol, Radiol Med, Breast, Am J Roentgenol, Insights Imaging, Clin Transl Imaging, since 2016, is Editor-in-Chief of Eur Radiol Exp. Reviewer for over 60 medical journals, in 2021 has been awarded with the Platinum Level Reviewer Lifetime Achievement by Am J Roentgenol. He held over 350 invited talks, published eight books and 57 book chapter, and over 500 full articles. Scopus 07/05/2021: 419 documents; h-index 45; 9203 citations. Total impact factor: 1190. He has expertise in biostatistics and research methodology ( 

Previous societal roles: member, Research Committee, European Society of Radiology (ESR); member, National Council, Società Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM); president, Italian College of Breast Radiologists by SIRM; co-founder, Breast Centres Certification; president, European Society of Breast Imaging. He is currently member of the Italian Group “Artificial Intelligence, healthcare and biomedical research”, Smith Kline Foundation. Honors: Gold Medal of the European Society of Radiology, 2021. Honorary memberships: Royal College of Breast Radiologists, United Kingdom (2009); Iranian Society of Radiology (2014).