Ben J. Slotman, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ben Slotman received his MD (1985) and PhD  (1990) both cum laude at the VU University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He was registered as radiation oncologist in 1994. In 1998 he was appointed full professor of Radiation Oncology and Chair of the department at VU University. Since 2005 he is also chairman of one of the six divisions of the university medical center and co-director of the Cancer Center Amsterdam (VUMC CCA).  Ben Slotman is board member of the International Society of Radiosurgery (ISRS) and secretary of the American Radium Society. He has (co)-authored about 300 peer-reviewed publications and coordinated a number of trials, including the EORTC study on PCI in ES-SCLC and the C-REST trial on the role of thoracic irradiation in these patients. His further research activities are concentrated on intra- and extracranial stereotactic radiotherapy and the introduction of new technologies in radiotherapy, most recently stereotactic MRI-guided and adaptive radiotherapy (SMART).