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Research interests

The main research line is “Imaging I3”: Infection, Inflammation, and (tumor)Immunology


  • Musculoskeletal: peripheral osteomyelitis, device-related infections such as prosthetic joint infections, diabetic foot infection, fracture-related infections

  • Cardiovascular: endocarditis, device-related infections such as vascular graft infections, intravascular prosthetic material infections

  • Sepsis/bloodstream infections: bacteremia, specific bacterial infections

  • Fungal infections

  • Infections in children



  • Amyloidosis

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS

  • Atherosclerosis and vasculitis

  • Rejection and PTLD after organ transplantation

  • Inflammatory diseases in children

  • Sports injuries



  • Imaging autoimmune reaction/checkpoints in tumors

  • Imaging of lymphocytes

  • Imaging of macrophages


Societal impact:

  • Development of diagnostic and therapeutic flowcharts in infectious and inflammatory diseases

  • Publication of several Dutch (NFU, NVNG) and European (EANM) guidelines/recommendations

  • Development and implementation of new specific tracers in infectious and inflammatory diseases (IL-2, PD1/PDL1, sorbitol, labelled antibiotics, labelled antifungal drugs)

  • Improvement of existing techniques for infection imaging (new protocols for white blood cell scintigraphy and FDG-PET)

  • Role of nuclear medicine in therapy evaluation of infectious and inflammatory diseases and during/after immunotherapy


Besides this Imaging I3 research line, I also perform some research in the field of oncology (this is also the main differential diagnosis with infectious diseases in PET):

  • Imaging of hormonal receptors (FES-PET, FDHT-PET)

  • Imaging of brain tumors

  • Imaging of apoptosis

  • Imaging lymphomas

Other research tasks:

  • Co-chair research Medical Imaging Center

  • Responsible person for contract research Medical Imaging Center

  • Coordinator of the research line Oncology, Infection and Transplantation

  • Writing publications and grant applications

  • Writing Dutch (NFU, NVNG) and European (EANM) guidelines/recommendations

  • Reviewer of manuscripts

  • Collaboration with many external centers (Netherlands, Europe and worldwide) 

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11C-Methionine uptake in meningiomas after stereotactic radiotherapy.

Advances in PET Imaging of Large Vessel Vasculitis: An Update and Future Trends

A systematic review for the evidence of recommendations and guidelines in hybrid nuclear cardiovascular imaging

At the cutting-edge: what's the latest in imaging to diagnose Sjögren's syndrome?

Correlation between Histopathological Prognostic Tumor Characteristics and [18F]FDG Uptake in Corresponding Metastases in Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Breast Cancer

Diagnostic imaging of the diabetic foot: an EANM evidence-based guidance

EANM consensus document on the use of [18F]FDG PET/CT in fever and inflammation of unknown origin

Infective Native Aortic Aneurysm: a Delphi Consensus Document on Treatment, Follow Up, and Definition of Cure

Long axial field of view PET/CT in critically ill patients: lessons from a case report

Multimodality imaging to assess diagnosis and evaluate complications of large vessel arteritis

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Netherlands grants permit to new nuclear reactor for medical isotopes

Hoogleraar: nieuwe reactor Petten helpt om levens te redden

Drie UMCG-onderzoeken krijgen subsidie van KWF

Kopzorgen over een kernreactor: behandeling van anderhalf miljoen kankerpatiënten op het spel

Belang van steun kernreactor Petten

Jaarlijks 129 miljoen staatssteun voor nieuwe kernreactor in Petten, van belang voor kankerpatiënten

Stilliggen reactor Petten treft mogelijk honderden kankerpatiënten

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