dr. G. (Gert) Luurtsema

dr. G. (Gert) Luurtsema
E-mail:
g.luurtsema umcg.nl

Research

Research interests

Gert Luurtsema is working as Clinical Radiochemist and Assistant Professor at the department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (NMMI) and specialized in radiochemistry in relation to PET-tracer development and GMP production

His  research focused from tracer development to validation of imaging applications. With support of NWO-STW funding, he has accomplished a research line on imaging of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) integrity in relation to brain disorders and drug delivery.  Besides this, he is and was, supervisor of 6 PhD students, 5 master students and 3 postdocs. Currently, he is (co)-author of 8 book chapters and about 76 peer-reviewed scientific articles in high ranking journals (h-index 26). He was guest editor of the journals Current Pharmaceutical Design and Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging. 

Gert Luurtsema has several external activities. He is board member of the BBB nedwork foundation, the Dutch Society for Clinical Radiochemistry (NKRV) and board member of the EANM drug development committee. He also participates, as a work package leader, in an IAEA Research Project on the development of 64Cu radiopharmaceuticals.

 

Publications
  1. The effect of menaquinone-7 supplementation on vascular calcification in patients with diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

    Zwakenberg, S. R., de Jong, P. A., Bartstra, J. W., van Asperen, R., Westerink, J., de Valk, H., Slart, R. H. J. A., Luurtsema, G., Wolterink, J. M., de Borst, G. J., van Herwaarden, J. A., van de Ree, M. A., Schurgers, L. J., van der Schouw, Y. T. & Beulens, J. W. J., Oct-2019, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 110, 4, p. 883-890 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  2. Optimization of parathyroid C-11-choline PET protocol for localization of parathyroid adenomas in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

    Noltes, M. E., Kruijff, S., Noordzij, W., Telenga, E. D., Vállez García, D., Trofimiuk-Müldner, M., Opalińska, M., Hubalewska-Dydejczyk, A., Luurtsema, G., Dierckx, R. A. J. O., El Moumni, M., Boellaard, R. & Brouwers, A. H., 31-Jul-2019, In : EJNMMI Research. 9, 1, 10 p., 73.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  3. Synthesis of Substituted Benzaldehydes via a Two-Step, One-Pot Reduction/Cross-Coupling Procedure

    Heijnen, D., Helbert, H., Luurtsema, G., Elsinga, P. H. & Feringa, B. L., 7-Jun-2019, In : Organic letters. 21, 11, p. 4087-4091 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  4. An updated patent review on P-glycoprotein inhibitors (2011-2018).

    Leopoldo, M., Nardulli, P., Contino, M., Leonetti, F., Luurtsema, G. & Colabufo, N. A., 3-Jun-2019, In : Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents. 29, 6, p. 455-461 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Press / Media
  1. Diagnose van prostaatkanker bij Treant op topniveau

    Gert Luurtsema

    08/05/2019

    1 media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert CommentAcademic

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Activities
  1. PET imaging of P-glycoprotein at the blood-brain barrier with new 18F tracers.

    Philip H. Elsinga (Supervisor), Albert D. Windhorst (Supervisor), Geert Luurtsema (Co-supervisor), Jon D. Laman (Examiner)
    10-Sep-2018

    Activity: ExaminationSupervision of PhD studentsAcademic

  2. BBBNedwork meeting

    Gert Luurtsema (Organiser)
    15-Mar-2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conferenceAcademic

  3. Dipartimento di Farmacia-Scienze del Farmaco, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Bari

    Gert Luurtsema (Visiting researcher)
    2019

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institutionAcademic

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Prizes
  1. Top 5 best publications in 2018 by the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

    Harmke Bos (Recipient), David Vallez Garcia (Recipient), Hannie Kuipers (Recipient), Johan Elting (Recipient), Marcel J.H. Aries (Recipient), Wim Krijnen (Recipient), Henk Groen (Recipient), Antonius Willemsen (Recipient), Peter Jan Laar, van (Recipient), Fijanne Strijkert (Recipient), Gert Luurtsema (Recipient), Riemer Slart (Recipient), Ralf Westerhuis (Recipient), Ronald Gansevoort (Recipient), Carolus Gaillard (Recipient) & Casper Franssen (Recipient), 2019

    PrizeAcademic

  2. Publication Price 2018 for established researchers

    Harmke Polinder-Bos (Recipient), David Vallez Garcia (Recipient), Hannie Kuipers (Recipient), Johan Elting (Recipient), Marcel J.H. Aries (Recipient), Wim Krijnen (Recipient), Henk Groen (Recipient), Antonius Willemsen (Recipient), Peter Jan Laar, van (Recipient), Fijanne Strijkert (Recipient), Gert Luurtsema (Recipient), Riemer Slart (Recipient), Ralf Westerhuis (Recipient), Ronald Gansevoort (Recipient), Carolus Gaillard (Recipient) & Casper Franssen (Recipient), Mar-2019

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