Faculty Spotlight: Martin Wagner 

Posted on July 2022

Martin Wagner, PhD has joined the UW Department of Radiology as a Clinical Physics Support – MRI in the Imaging Sciences section. Dr. Wagner completed his graduate education at Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg with his thesis, “Cerebral perfusion imaging using slowly rotating C-arm CT systems.” Keep reading to learn more about him below: 

Q: Where are you from? 

A: I am from Bavaria in Germany. 

Q: Why did you choose radiology? 

A: I was always fascinated by technology, especially when it comes to imaging, and enjoy working at the intersection of technology and medicine.  

Q: What are your career interests and goals? 

A: My career interests and goals include establishing a strong research lab, where I can continue to develop new technologies, teach students, and provide mentorship to guide young scientists in their early career. 

Q: What are your research interests? 

A: My research interests include real-time 3D imaging for interventional device navigation, novel machine learning approaches for real-time image segmentation, robotic targeting and device navigation, and interventional treatment planning. 

Q: Why did you choose to work at UW? 

A: UW is a unique place with incredibly innovative people who are eager to collaborate and improve patient care. 

Q: What are your hobbies? 

A: I like to play beach volleyball and the guitar.