Research Medewerkers

Hier ziet u een overzicht van onze wetenschappelijk medewerkers

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

Fabian Hensbergen

  • Synthesis of fluorescent dyes
Sven van Leeuwen

Sven van Leeuwen

  • Phantom production
  • Hardware experiments
  • Hardware maintenance
Diego

Diego Staphorst

  • Development of computer assisted motility tracking software
Luuk

Luuk Lageschaar

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

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
  • GCP/GRP

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

Dr. C. da Silva, Immunoloog (Postdoctoral Researcher)

  • Oncology
  • Immunology
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Nanomedicine
  • 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