Francis Turjman

Francis Turjman

Francis Turjman is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiology and Chief of the Unit of Interventional Neuroradiology at the Hôpital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer in France.

Dr Turjman’s main research projects are flow diversion in cerebral aneurysms, mechanical thrombectomy and MRI in acute stroke. He is involved in innovation in medical devices for INR.

Since 1988 Dr Turjman was staff member and board-certified neuroradiologist in the Department of Radiology, University of Lyon school of medicine. and since 1997 he was the head of the INR unit at the same department.

Since 1987 he was a staff member of the Department of Neuroradiology. In 1992 he was a visiting scientist at the Department of Interventional Neuroradiology at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA. In 1990 Dr Turjman was awarded with the Kodak award, in 1992 the Lavoisier award from the french ministry of foreign affairs, in 1993 the Eurodoc Grant from the Rhône-Alpes Region, in 1992 the Prize of the city of Lyon (Innovalyon) in 1995 the Prix Djindjian, French Society of Neuroradiology. In 1994 Dr Turjman  completed a Ph D Thesis.

Turjman has been a member of the French Society of Radiology, the French Society of Neuroradiology, the European Society of Neuroradiology, the European Society of Minimally Interventional Society, the WITFN.

Dr Turjman has authored and co-authored more than 130 publications and is currently conducting the government funded EVIDENCE randomized trial on flow diverters and the french registry Diversion. Dr Turjman is chairman of both the ESMINT commitees for research.

Pr Turjman will be the president of the 2017 ESMINT meeting.