Research Medewerkers

Hier ziet u een overzicht van onze wetenschappelijk medewerkers

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 (PhD-student, 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

Onderzoekers bij het IMI

Fijs van Leeuwen

Dr. Fijs W. B. van Leeuwen (Associate Professor, Head of IMIlab)

  • 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

Dr. Renato Valdés Olmos (MD, PhD, Senior Researcher)

  • Radioguided intervention
  • 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
  • Clinical validation of PET-CT and dedicated PET hanging breast imaging
Aldrik Velders

Prof.dr. A.H. Velders (Visiting scientist 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

Dr. Tessa Buckle (PhD, Postdoctoral fellow)

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

Dr. Mick Welling (PhD, Postdoctoral fellow)

  • 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
Steffen van der Wal

Dr. Steffen van der Wal (PhD, Postdoctoral fellow)

  • Organic Synthesis
  • Peptide Chemistry
  • Nerve Imaging
Anton Bunschoten

Dr. Anton Bunschoten (PhD, Postdoctoral fellow)

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

Drs. Daphne D.D. Rietbergen (MD, PhD Student)

  • 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
Gijs KleinJan

Drs. Gijs H. KleinJan (MD, PhD student)

  • Nerve imaging
  • Clinical implementation of innovating surgical guidance techniques: Fluorescence-and radioguided surgery, Intraoperative image navigation
  • Sentinel node procedures in complex areas (e.g. prostate, head & neck): Tracer administration, Lymphoscintigraphy, SPECT/CT
Matthias van Oosterom

Drs. Matthias N. van Oosterom (PhD student)

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

Drs. Silvia J. Spa (PhD student)

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

Pip Meershoek (Student)

  • Clinical implementation of navigated ultrasound
Beatrice Winkel

Beatrice M.F. Winkel (PhD student)

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

Drs. Jan Bart ten Hove (PhD student)

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

Ing. Danny M. van Willigen (Research technician)

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

Clarize de Korne (Student)

  • Cell culture
  • Immunohistochemical and fluorescent staining
  • (Confocal) microscopy
Mathijs de Kleer

Mathijs de Kleer

  • Synthesis of fluorescent dyes
  • Synthesis of hybrid imaging agents
  • Flow cytromtery
  • Confocal imaging

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 (Assistant professor)

  • medical image registration
  • (pulmonary) image processing
  • dedicated to high quality and open source software implementations

Drs Walid Abdelmoula (Hassan) (PhD Student)

  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry.
  • Digital Pathology.
  • Image Registration.
  • Segmentation, classification and quantification of Medical/Biomedical Images.

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

dr. ir. Floris Berendsen (Postdoctoral researcher)

  • Application-specific registration methods
  • Combining registration paradigms
  • Signal processing
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
Mohammed ElBaz

Drs. Mohammed S.M. Elbaz (Postdoctoral Researcher)

  • Cardiac Blood Flow Quantification
  • Cardiac Vortex Analysis
  • 4D Flow MRI
  • Shape Quantification and Analysis
  • Volume Rendering Visualization
  • Non-invasive Computer Aided Diagnosis
Shan Gao

Shan Gao , MPhil (PhD Student)

  • Multispectral magnetic resonance image analysis
  • Medical image segmentation using pattern recognition
Michele Huijberts

Ir Michèle Huijberts (IT-manager)

  • Managing,  organizing, facilitating and controlling, the computer hardware, software, data, networks and data center facilities, along with other aspects that are unique to technology, like change management, software design, network planning, tech support etc.
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
Shengnan Liu

Drs Shengnan Liu (PhD Student)

  • Intravascular optical coherence tomography (IVOCT) image analysis.
  • IVOCT based Intravascular tissue characterization

Drs. Ahmed Mahfouz (Postdoctoral Researcher)

  • Imaging genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Spatio-temporal gene expression
  • Biological Network analysis
Yuchuan Qiao

Drs Yuchuan Qiao (PhD Student)

  • fast image registration
  • parallelization
  • optimization algorithms
Hans Reiber

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

  • (Knowledge guided) image processing and its clinical applications

Dr. Gorkem Saygili (Post-doctoral researcher)

  • Dimensionality reduction
  • Large-scale gene expression pattern analysis
  • Stereo Vision
  • Depth Refinement
  • Medical Image Registration
  • 3D Perceptual Quality Evaluation
  • 3D Video Coding and Streaming (Multiple Description Coding)
Rahil Shahzad

Dr. ir. Rahil Shahzad, (Post-doctoral researcher)

  • Vascular Image Analysis
  • Whole-body MRI
  • Cardiovascular Image Quantification
  • Centerline extraction
Denis Shamonin

Drs. Denis Shamonin (Scientific programmer)

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

Drs. Hessam Sokooti (PhD Student)

  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Image Registration
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
Paulien Stegehuis

Drs. Paulien L. Stegehuis (PhD Student)

  • Full field optical coherence tomography
  • Diffuse optical tomography
  • Image guided surgery
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
  • Pattern recognition, risk stratification
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 parallel en functioneel programmeren
  • Web ontwikkeling
  • Theoretische onderwerpen als correctheid van algoritmen

Drs. Zhiwei Zhai (PhD student)

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

Drs C. Zhang (PhD Student)

  • Compressed Sensing based MRI
  • Comparative Visualization

C.J.Gorter Centrum


Dr. Nathalie Doorenweerd (Post-doc)

  • Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Dr. Hermien E. Kan

  • MR spectroscopy
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Energy metabolism

Ir. Kirsten Koolstra (PhD Student)

  • Dielectric MR materials
  • MR Fingerprinting

Matthias J.P. van Osch, PhD

  • Perfusion MRI
  • 7 Tesla MRI: clinical applications
  • Cerebrovascular MRI

Thomas Ruytenberg, MSc (PhD Student)

  • RF engineering
  • Plasma-mediated MRI

Ir. Sophie Schmid

  • Arterial spin labeling
  • Brain perfusion imaging
  • Cerebrovascular reactivity
  • Hereditary Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis - Dutch type (HCHWA-d, Katwijkse ziekte)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)

Jasper Verbree (PhD Student)

  • Hersendoorbloeding
  • Cardiovasculaire fysiologie
  • MRI

Prof. Dr. A.G. Webb (Professor)

  • High field MRI and its clinical applications

Louise van der Weerd, PhD

  • Molecular imaging
  • Small animal MRI

Ir. Joep Wezel (PhD student)

  • Dynamic B0 field monitoring
  • Motion detection and correction