Prof. Mandl is a chief consultant and associate professor at the Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria, a EULAR Centre of Excellence and member of the EULAR Network of Imaging Research Centers. After graduating with honors from Semmelweis University, Budapest he completed my doctorate in functional neuroscience with honors at the Nathan Kline Institute in Orangeburg, New York and at Semmelweis University, Budapest.
His research interests include the use of imaging for diagnosing, monitoring and predicting rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, in particular the utility of ultrasound for the monitoring of inflammation and structural changes in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. He has convened and am currently convening several EULAR and OMERACT task forces which focus on various aspects of imaging. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed publications within the field of rheumatology and musculoskeletal imaging with and H-index of 28, and published a textbook on the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound for the hand.