Institution: AP-HP, Hospital Beaujon
Biography of Valérie VILGRAIN
Dr. Valérie Vilgrain is Chair of the Department of Radiology at the University Beaujon Hospital and Professor of Radiology at the Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France. Her major research interests are diagnostic and interventional imaging of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts with a special interest in multidetector CT and MR imaging and contrast-enhanced ultrasound, functional imaging (CT perfusion, dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging, diffusion-weighted MR imaging).
Dr. Vilgrain received her MD from the Rene Descartes University of Paris, Medical School, in 1985. She was resident in Radiology at Paris University and she completed a Fellowship in Radiology at the University Beaujon Hospital, Clichy, France (1987-1988).
Dr. Vilgrain is member of several international and national societies, such as RSNA (Radiological Society of North America), ESR (European Society of Radiology), ESGAR (European Society of Gastro Abdominal Radiology), EASL (European Association for the Study of Liver) and SFR (French Radiological Society). She was chairman of the Education Program Committee of the SFR annual meeting from 2000-2008 and has been Vice-Chairman of the Society since 2010. She is member of several ECR committees (EIBIR and EIBALL) and chairs the RSNA Regional Committee for Europe.
Dr. Vilgrain has published more than 350 peer-reviewed papers and has been a principal investigator of several large multicenter clinical trials, including the ongoing SARAH study of SIR-Spheres vs sorafenib in primary liver cancer.
She serves on the Editorial Board of Radiology (Associate Editor 2007-2012, Consultant to the Editor since 2012), Journal of Hepatology and Abdominal Radiology. She is a reviewer for Radiology, European Radiology, Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, European Journal of Radiology, JCAT, and European Journal of Cancer.