Devoted to advancements in cancer therapy

Meet MRI expert Elena Nioutsikou who is actively shaping the role of magnetic resonance imaging in radiation therapy and advocating for more women in STEM.

5 min
Meike Feder
Published on 31. Juli 2023

Since joining Siemens Healthineers, Elena Nioutsikou has been at the forefront of innovation of radiation therapy for cancer patients and in particular its combination with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. MR images can provide a better understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the disease and hence aid in designing more localized treatments with fewer side effects. Elena Nioutsikou’s goal is to help improve quality of life for cancer patients.

How MRI and X-ray can work together to benefit patients

What is MRI?

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Innovation needs diverse perspectives

Elena Nioutsikou sitting on an orange bench and looking in the camera.

An inspirational role model for women

By Meike Feder

Meike Feder is editor at Siemens Healthineers. She focuses on stories around patient care.