Clemens Löwik obtained his master of science degree in Biology (CUM LAUDE) at Radboud University in Nijmegen and his PhD degree at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). In 2006 he was appointed as full professor in Experimental Endocrinology and Molecular Imaging at LUMC. He was involved in the discovery and clinical translation of new bisphosphonates and sclerostin for the treatment of bone diseases. As PI of the CTMM project MUSIS he was involved in the clinical implementation of fluorescence guided surgery of tumors and sentinel lymph nodes. In May 2015 he joined the Department of Radiology in Erasmus MC. He is one of the pioneers in the field of whole body optical imaging and one of the co-founders and past president of the European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI).