Research Medewerkers

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Onderzoekers bij het IMI

Fijs van Leeuwen

Fijs van Leeuwen (Head of IMI-Lab)

  • Development of new (targeted) imaging agents for molecular imaging applications (chemistry)
  • Exploring the (clinical) potential of multimodal imaging agents
  • Fluorescence- and radioguided surgery
  • Diagnostic and surgical identification of diseased tissue
Renato Valdés Olmos

Renato Valdés Olmos

  • Clinical development and application of hybrid cameras for radioactive/fluorescence signal detection
  • Development and application of 3D augmented - and mixed reality models in surgical navigation
  • Dedicated molecular breast imaging & radioguided intervention
Aldrik Velders

Aldrik Velders (Head of BioNT group, Wageningen University)

  • Development of supramolecular sensor strategies
  • Exploitation of nanoparticle properties for optical sensing
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and fluorescence spectroscopy
  • Microfluidics for on-flow spectroscopic sensing devices
Tessa Buckle

Tessa Buckle

  • Generation animal models for imaging studies
  • Preclinical in vivo imaging using multiple modalities
  • Microsurgery
  • Visualization of nerve bundles
Mick Welling

Mick Welling

  • Biological validation and testing of probes and tracers: peptides, proteins, (stem) cells
  • Molecular imaging and analysis based on radioactivity (pharmacology and targeting) in experimental animal models
  • Bacterial imaging
  • Molecular monitoring of antimicrobial therapy
Anton Bunschoten

Anton Bunschoten

  • Multimodal imaging based on fluorescence and radioactivity
  • Non-covalent interactions on proteins
  • Förster resonance energy transfer
  • Bacterial imaging
Frits Smit

Frits Smit

  • Nuclear Medicine
Daphne Rietbergen

Daphne Rietbergen (Head of Nuclear Medicine)

  • Nuclear Medicine e.g. Tracer administration, lymphoscintigraphy, SPECT/CT, radionuclear therapy, radioguided surgery
  • Clinical implementation of innovating surgical guidance techniques: Fluorescence- and radioguided surgery, intraoperative image navigation
Matthias van Oosterom

Matthias van Oosterom

  • Applied Physics
  • Prototyping
  • Fluorescence and Bioluminescence
  • Surgical Navigation
Silvia Spa

Silvia Spa

  • Functionalization of bionanoparticles
  • Self-assembly processes
  • Development of imaging agent for nerve visualization
  • u-contact printing
Pip Meershoek

Pip Meershoek

  • Clinical implementation of navigated ultrasound
Clarize de Korne

Clarize de Korne

  • Cell culture
  • Immunohistochemical and fluorescent staining
  • (Confocal) microscopy
Beatrice Winkel

Beatrice M.F. Winkel

  • Nuclear medicine
  • Medical (molecular) Imaging
  • Translational research
  • Parasitology
  • Malaria and other skin penetrating parasites
Jan Bart ten Hove

Jan Bart ten Hove

  • Synthesis and surface modification of nanoparticles
  • (Orthogonal) chemistry
  • Biosensor development
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
  • Diffusion Ordered Spectroscopy
Danny van Willigen

Danny van Willigen

  • Synthesis of fluorescent dyes
  • Synthesis of (hybrid) imaging agents
  • Labeling of biomolecules for imaging applications

Fabian Hensbergen

  • Synthesis of fluorescent dyes
Sven van Leeuwen

Sven van Leeuwen

  • Phantom production
  • Hardware experiments
  • Hardware maintenance

Diego Staphorst

  • Development of computer assisted motility tracking software

Luuk Lageschaar

  • micro-contact printing
  • cell and protein labeling
  • confocal microscopy

Michael Boutkan

  • Nerve targeting
  • Tracer synthesis
Germaine Aalderink

Germaine Aalderink

  • Nerve targeting
  • In vitro studies

Head of TNI

Dr. Luis J. Cruz, head of TNI (Assistant Professor)

  • Nanomedicine
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nanotherapeutics
  • Smart nanobiomaterials
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • NanoRegenerative Medicine

Researchers at TNI

Dr. Eric L. Kaijzel (Assistant Professor)

  • Nanomedicine
  • Imaging
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nanotherapeutics
  • Smart nanobiomaterials

Prof. Dr. Mathias H.H.D. Hoehn (Visiting Professor)

  • Regenerative medicine
  • Cerebral ischemia
  • Immunotherapy
  • Stem cells
  • Molecular imaging
  • In vivo MRI and optical imaging

Dr. Gastón Fuentes Estévez (Senior researcher)

  • Drug delivery systems
  • Calcium phosphates ceramics synthesis
  • Calcium phosphates cements
  • Calcium phosphates composites
  • Statistics applied to biomaterials

Dr. Raimundo Fernandes de Araújo Júnior (Assistant Professor)

  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunoflourescence
  • Flow cytometry
  • Western blot

Dr. Yuedan Li (Postdoctoral fellow)

  • biochemical, cell-based, or immunological assays
  • stem cell therapies for genetic disorders
  • molecular imaging

Dr. Christina Eich (Postdoctoral Researcher)

  • Tumour Immunology, Immunology, Immunotherapy
  • Molecular Biology
  • (Molecular) Imaging
  • Hematopoietic stem cells
  • Transcription Factors
  • Immunotherapy

Drs. Marieke A. Stammes (PhD-student)

  • (Molecular) Multimodal Imaging
  • Preclinical Experiments
  • Radioactivity Based Analysis

Drs. C. da Silva (Researcher, PhD-candidate, Immunologist (io; smbwo))

  • Oncology
  • Immunology
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Immunotherapy
  • (Immunogenic) Chemotherapy
  • Nanomedicine (PLGA nanoparticles)
  • Tumor microenvironment immune modulation
  • Therapeutic cancer vaccines

Drs. Ruben Huis in ’t Veld (PhD Student)

  • Oncology
  • Immunology
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Nanomedicine

Drs. Luana Zerrillo (PhD Student)

  • Nanoparticles
  • Drug delivery
  • Molecular imaging
  • Nanomedicine

Drs. Chih Kit Chung (PhD Student)

  • Immunology
  • Tumor immunology
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nanomedicine (nanoparticles)

Drs. Jomarien Garcia (PhD Student)

  • Polymeric biomaterials
  • Nanomedicine
  • Tissue enginnering
  • Cartilage regeneration

Drs. Yaima Campos Mora (PhD Student)

  • Scaffolds
  • Tissue engineering
  • Cartilage regeneration

Drs. Ana Luiza Oliviera (PhD student)

  • Molecular biology of cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Flow cytometry
  • Immunofluorescence

Ivo Que (Senior Research Technician)

  • Role imaging equipment
  • Role animal facility (trainer/ambassador) etc

Tracy Li (Research Technician)

  • Cell culture
  • Imaging
  • Animal works

Drs. Fabio Baldazzi (Research Technician)

  • Molecular Biology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Cell culture

Musculoskeletale Radiologie

Monique Reijnierse

Dr. Monique Reijnierse

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound

Medische Beeldverwerking Boudewijn P.F. Lelieveldt (Professor)

  • Integration of a-priori knowledge into segmentation and registration algorithms
  • Data analytics for 3D omics data
  • Main applications: neuroimaging and multi-modal pre-clinical imaging
Jouke Dijkstra

Dr. ir. Jouke Dijkstra (Associate professor)

  • IntraVascular Ultrasound (IVUS).
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).
  • Vascular image analysis (Computed Tomography Angiography).
  • Analysis, registration and visualization of multi-model molecular images.
  • Image guided surgery.

Dr. Berend C. Stoel (Associate professor)

  • Image Processing in Pulmonology, Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Ophthalmology
  • Technical and Clinical Validation of Image Processing
  • Quality Control and Standardization in Quantitative Computed Tomography
  • Applications of Image Processing in Drug Evaluation Trials
Marius Staring

Dr. ir. Marius Staring (Associate professor)

  • biomedical machine learning
  • medical image registration
  • medical image analysis
  • radiotherapy
  • dedicated to high quality and open source software implementations

Drs. Evgeni Aizenberg (PhD Student)

  • Image Processing
  • Computer-aided diagnosis of disease
Els Bakker

Dr. M. Els Bakker (Senior researcher)

  • Pulmonary image processing
  • Validation of developed pulmonary sofware
  • Financial project management
  • Works council
Alexander Broersen Alexander Broersen (scientific researcher)

  • Research interests include the detection, classification, and quantification of coronary vessels by combining analyses from intravascular ultrasound and computed tomography angiography.
Niels Dekker

Drs. Niels Dekker (Scientific programmer)

  • Intravascular image analysis
  • Advanced programming techniques
  • C++, Qt, MFC, MeVisLab, DICOM
Oleh Dzyubachyk

Dr. Oleh Dzyubachyk (post-doctoral researcher)

  • Mathematical methods for image processing
  • Whole-body MR imaging
  • Cell segmentation and tracking
Jeroen Eggermont

Dr. Jeroen Eggermont (Scientific Researcher)

  • Current research interests are:
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)).
  • Atherosclerotic Plaque Characterization
  • Natural Computing
  • Optimization
  • Data Mining
Pieter Kitslaar

Ir. Pieter Kitslaar (Scientific programmer)

  • Vascular image analysis and quantification
  • Quantitative coronary CT angiography
  • Vessel tree segmentation
Patrick de Koning

Ir. Patrick de Koning (Scientific researcher)

  • Development of Image Analysis Techniques for Time-Resolved 3-Dimensional, 3-Directional MR Velocity Mapping.
  • Automated evaluation of vascular MR image data.
Baldur van Lew

Drs. Baldur van Lew (Scientific Programmer)

  • Visualization of brain images
  • Network analysis

Drs. Ahmed Mahfouz (Postdoctoral Researcher)

  • Imaging genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Spatio-temporal gene expression
  • Biological Network analysis
Hans Reiber

Prof. Dr. Ir. J.H.C. Reiber (Professor)

  • (Knowledge guided) image processing and its clinical applications
Denis Shamonin

Drs. Denis Shamonin (Scientific programmer)

  • Pulmonary image processing and quantification
  • Visualization and analysis algorithms for clinical applications

Drs. Hessam Sokooti (PhD Student)

  • Image Registration
  • Machine Learning
  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
Zhuo Sun

Drs. Zhuo Sun (PhD Student)

  • Alzheimer’s disease and aging progress model
  • Atlas selection strategy in the atlas base analysis methods
  • Alzheimer’s disease classification and biomarker selection

Dr. Qian Tao ( )

  • Analysis of clinical MR images
  • Multi-modality image registration and intraoperative image integration
  • Risk stratification, machine learning
Leo Wolf

Drs. Leo Wolf (Software manager)

  • Software ontwikkeling, zowel methodologisch als praktisch: Agile methoden en technieken tezamen met uitbreidingen op programmeertalen zoals support voor functioneel programmeren
  • Web ontwikkeling
  • Theoretische onderwerpen als correctheid van algoritmen
  • Sinds enkele jaren QA manager

Drs. Zhiwei Zhai (PhD student)

  • pulmonary image analysis,
  • Pulmonary biomarker design.
Changgong Zhang

Drs C. Zhang (PhD Student)

  • Compressed Sensing based MRI
  • Comparative Visualization
Qing Cao

Drs. Qing Cao (PhD student)

  • Automatic Coronary Artery Analysis from computed tomography angiography
Elbially Elmahdy, M.S.

Drs. Mohamed Elmahdy (PhD student)

  • Biomedical Image Analysis
  • Deep Learning
  • Medical Image Registration
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Computer Vision

Dr. Thomas Kroes (Researcher)

  • Computer graphics and visualization
  • Tool development for large-scale image processing infrastructures

Dr. Mohamed Kilany Hassan (Post-doctoral Researcher)

  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Photoacoustic Imaging
  • Brain Stimulation Modeling
  • Low-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (LIFU)