About me

Anders Persson, PhD and MD received his medical degree at Karolinska Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Stockholm Sweden in 1985 and completed his specialty radiology training in 1992.

Since 2003 Director and cofounder of Center for Medical Science and Visualization (CMIV) and professor Department of Health Medicine and Care, University of Linköping Sweden. Guest Professor, Clinical Science Intervention and Technology Karolinska Institute Sweden 2014-2019 and researcher from 2019. Senior physician Radiology Linköping university Hospital. CMIV conducts focused front-line research within multidisciplinary projects providing solutions to tomorrow’s clinical issues. The mission is to develop future methods and tools for image analysis and visualization for applications within health care and medical research.

Research description

Anders Persson has been working in the field of medical image applications for over 30 years. Currently his research is focusing on algorithms for specific clinical investigations (Dual Energy, Photon Counting CT, Flow simulations and AI) mainly in the cardiovascular field. He has been a Visiting professor Mayo clinic’s USA, May 2009 – lecturing forensic science. During 2014 -2020 member of the advisory board for the Photon-Counting CT at MAYO clinics. He has >300 Refereed journal and conference publications 2003-2020, >900 Invited talks and 12 book chapters.


Anders Persson, PhD and MD, took his medical degree at Karolinska Institutet, Faculty of Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden in 1985 and completed his specialty X-ray education in 1992.

Professor of medical image science since 2012.

Academic honours, awards and prizes

He has a large number of ongoing leaderships, appointments, and commissions of trust. European Institute of Bio Medical Imaging EIBIR (in Advisory board). Board member European ESR Research Committee. European Imaging Biomarkers Alliance, EIBAL. Board member Radiological Society of North America, Research & Education. Several international and national awards such as H.M. The Kings Gold Medal H.M. for special merit in Medical Image Science Research, 2017, RSNA Cum Lade and Lennart Nilsson Award. The Royal Photographic Society Award U.K. 2011, Athena award for best medical research in Sweden. The Royal College Society Combined Scientific Gold Medal in UK. 2013. Prof. Erna Ebeling's prize that promotes research and development in medical physics and medical technology, appointed by the Swedish Medical Association's section for medical technology and physics, 2021.