Paul E. Sijens was born in Maarssen, The Netherlands (1959). He has a Diploma Gymnasium (Thorbecke Lyceum Utrecht) (1977), a Doctoral degree in chemistry (Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht) (1983). In 1989, he worked as a Project Scientist funded by Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht and Dutch Cancer Foundation (NKB), in charge of oncological NMR spectroscopy studies. He has also a research cooperation with Delft University of Technology (WMMJ Bovee) and Philips Medical Systems Eindhoven (PR Luyten, J den Hollander). His Ph.D. thesis is “31P NMR spectroscopy of tumors in the evaluation of response to therapy” (Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht). During 1991, he served as a Postdoc funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), responsible for multinuclear NMR studies of therapy-induced changes in tumor metabolism (Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Division of Radiology; MR Research Center, Director: TC Ng). In the year 2000, he was in charge of MR Spectroscopy at Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center (Department of Radiology, Chairman: M Oudkerk), Rotterdam (Siemens Magnetom SP4000 63/84 and Vision MR system equipped with 1.5/2T Helicon magnet), from 1992 to 1993, he served as a Coordinator of multicenter clinical 1H MRS study (Albuquerque, Erlangen, Heidelberg, Minneapolis, Naples, Passau, Rotterdam), he was also in charge of MR Spectroscopy at Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen (Professor M.Oudkerk), an Associate Professor at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG), and the Head of MRI research. In charge of experimental and preclinical MRI with main focus on neuro-, cardio-, and liver MR applications and on quantitive image analysis and segmentation. He is the Editor of Eur Radiol (since 2005), World Journal of Gastroenterology (since 2008), Magnetic Resonance Insights (since 2008), World Journal of Radiology (since 2009), and Radiol Res Pract (since 2009). He authored 94 international peer-reviewed papers cited 1033 times.
Biography Updated on 26 October 2009