Claus-Christian Glüer is a professor of medical physics at the Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel University, Kiel, Germany. For over 25 years, Dr. Glüer has focused his research on osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. His research is aimed at the development of innovative parametric imaging techniques and their quantitative evaluation. He has contributed specifically to the development of bone densitometry, quantitative ultrasound methods and high-resolution computed tomography approaches. He has coordinated several multicentre studies, and is responsible for developing case- finding models and strategies for the German osteoporosis guidelines.
Dr. Glüer has a strong research interest in multimodal technologies for molecular imaging, with applications in oncology, inflammation and skeletal research. He co-founded the Molecular Imaging North Competence Center (MOIN CC) at Kiel University, a preclinical imaging lab. He is President of the German Society for Osteology (DGO), President of the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), and past-President of the German Academy of Bone and Joint Sciences (DAdorW). He has published more than 175 original papers, 20 books and book chapters and holds three patents.