Prof. Dr. Olivier Lairez

Olivier Lairez received his MD and PhD degrees from the Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse, France, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He has both specialities of cardiologist and nuclear physician. He spent two years from 2012 to 2014 in the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at mount Sinai, New York, USA, where he did research on atherosclerotic plaque imaging. In 2021, he completed an executive MSc degree in health economics, outcomes and management in cardiovascular sciences (joint collaboration between the European Heart Academy of European Society of Cardiology and London School of Economics).

In 2014, he took a position as associate professor, and since 2018, he has held a position of professor at the Rangueil University Hospital in Toulouse, France. He is currently the head of the Cardiac Imaging Center and the Cardiac Exploration Unit of the Rangueil University Hospital.

Since 2012, he is member of both European Society of Cardiology and European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. Since 2015, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the cardiac imaging subsidiary of the French Society of Cardiology. Since 2018, he is member of the working group on myocardial & pericardial diseases of the European Society of Cardiology.