Prof. Dow-Mu Koh(Treasurer )
Prof. Dow-Mu Koh, MD., M.R.C.P., F.R.C.R.
Consultant Radiologist in Functional Imaging
Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, UK
Prof. Koh obtained his primary medical degree in Singapore (1989). Following further training in internal medicine and diagnostic radiology, he was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologist (UK) in 1996. He was Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Radiologist in the Cancer Research UK Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research Group, Institute of Cancer Research; and within the Department of Radiology at the Royal Marsden Hospital (UK) from 2001 – 2007. He was appointed to the position of Consultant Radiologist in Functional Imaging at the Royal Marsden Hospital in January 2008.
Prof. Koh’s current clinical and research interest is in the development and application of functional imaging techniques for tumour assessment. He has a broad interest in applying MRI, CT and PET imaging for clinical and functional measurements. He has a particular interest in developing and evaluating diffusion-weighted MR imaging in the body (DWI); to enhance and improve the ability to detect and characterise tumours; as well as to monitor the effects of conventional and novel therapeutics. He also has a particular interest in gastrointestinal, hepatic and renal malignancies.
In addition to his research, Prof. Koh has also been invited to lecture on numerous conferences and courses, including the UK Radiological Congress, European Congress of Radiology (ECR), International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meetings (ISMRM) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meetings. Prof. Koh was elected a fellow of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS) (2007), and is currently also an associate editor of the British Journal of Radiology.
Prof. Koh has had numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and textbooks. In 2009 he co-edited a book, ‘Diffusion-weighted MRI: Applications in the Body’, published by Springer.