Johnny Duerinck, MD, PhD, is neurosurgeon and clinical researcher at the University Hospital Brussels (UZ Brussel). He graduated as a medical doctor from VUB in 2007 and became neurosurgeon at UZ Brussel in 2013. His training in neurosurgery was marked by a special interest in neuro-oncology. He obtained his PhD in medical sciences for his neuro-oncological research in 2017 and continues to conduct clinical research in this field. He also has a special long-standing interest in and knowledge of new technologies and their application in health care, culminating in a quickly expanding series of multidisciplinary projects in augmented and virtual reality and artificial intelligence.