UMC Utrecht Brain Center
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
UMC Utrecht
Str 4.117
The Netherlands

Contact Information

Email: F.GuerreiroFernandes @

Research Interests

  • Diffusion-Weighted Imaging
  • Imaging visualization tools
  • Machine Learning
  • Neurosurgery software development

Francisco Fernandes

PhD candidate



Francisco Fernandes has the BSc and MSc degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. He currently works in the Nick Ramsey’s Lab and as a Junior Software Developer for Braincarta. His focus is on the development of new neurosurgery software, more precisely, within the field of diffusion-weighted imaging.

Currently he contributes to the NeuroStars project by developing automated pre-processing methods and tools accessible by the cloud in efforts to create a new visualization tool to be used in neurosurgical planification and surgery rooms.