Dr. Angelos Karlas

Department for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Rechts der Isar University Hospital in Munich

+49 89 4140 9303

Angelos Karlas studied Medicine (M.D.) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He holds a Master of Science in Medical Informatics (M.Sc.) from the same university and a Master of Research (M.Res., DIC) in Medical Robotics and Image-Guided Interventions from Imperial College London, UK. He is currently working as experienced full-time clinical resident at the Department for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the ‘Rechts der Isar’ University Hospital in Munich, Germany. He is also the ‘Tenure-Track’ Group Leader of the interdisciplinary Clinical Bioengineering Group at the Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany. He completed his PhD (Dr.rer.nat.) in Experimental Medicine and he is currently a ‘Dr.med.’ and lecturer (Privatdozent) candidate at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. In the past, he served as the Clinical Translation Manager at the Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging of the Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany and the Junior Group Leader of the Clinical Translation Group at the same institute and Chair for Biological Imaging, Technical University of Munich, Germany. His main research interests are in the areas of vasometabolic and optoacoustic imaging/sensing, AI-based biomarkers as well as image-guided vascular interventions. In iMAGO, Angelos leads the clinical vasometabolic studies using optoacoustics.

Dr. Angelos Karlas