Prof. Paul Knaapen
Professor Knaapen received his medical degree from the VU University School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency, and interventional cardiology fellowship at the VU University Medical Center. Dr Knaapen is Professor of Cardiac Intervention and Imaging, Division of Cardiology, at the VU University Medical Center, where his major research interest is the clinical value of non‐invasive cardiac imaging, with particular focus on hybrid PET/CT, and chronic total occlusions (CTOs). He lectures both nationally and internationally on cardiac PET/CT imaging and complex coronary interventions with emphasis on CTOs. He has authored numerous abstracts and papers on the integration of non‐invasive imaging techniques into clinical cardiology practice.
Dr. Marco Götte
Doctor Götte was born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. After completing his PhD entitled MR tissue tagging and LV remodeling after myocardial infarction, he graduated as a cardiologist in 2004 (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and specialized in Imaging and Heart Failure.
He is a staff imaging cardiologist in the VU University Medical Center and leads an innovative research project aimed at Cardiac MRI, cardiac mechanics and electrophysiology. In addition, Dr. Götte is currently involved in the EACVI CMR board formerly known as the EuroCMR nucleus.