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Introductie / missie

MRI and MRS offer exciting possibilities for the investigation of a range of structural, functional and metabolic parameters in living systems.

MRI and MRS are non-invasive and therefore ideally suited for repeated studies, in which changes in tissues are followed over time. This non-invasiveness and the richness of the information that is obtained explain the important role of MR in biological and biomedical research. Not surprisingly, MR has also rapidly gained an important position in human healthcare since its first arrival in medical centers in the late 1980’s.

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The research and teaching program of the BioMedical NMR group is aimed at the development and use of in vivo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS) techniques. 

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The central aim of our research program is to push the limits of biomedical MR. New techniques are developed and validated by studies on biological preparations in vitro and animal models in vivo, and where possible applied in clinical human research. The technology developments in our group are inspired by important biomedical and healthcare problems:

  1. skeletal muscle disorders, especially type 2 diabetes and decubitus;
  2. cardiovascular disorders, including atherosclerosis and cardiac infarction;
  3. molecular imaging of disease biomarkers and the development of target-specific contrast agents.

These themes were chosen because:

  1. diseases of skeletal muscle and the cardiovascular system have a major socio-economic impact;
  2. MR has the potential to greatly improve the diagnosis and management of these disorders;
  3. novel MRI protocols combined with targeted contrast agents can strongly enhance the specificity and sensitivity of diagnostic MRI.

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Onderzoeksoutput 1978 2019

Analysis of chemical exchange saturation transfer contributions from brain metabolites to the Z-spectra at various field strengths and pH

Khlebnikov, V., van der Kemp, W. J. M., Hoogduin, H., Klomp, D. W. J. & Prompers, J. J., 31 jan 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11 blz., 1089

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An iterative sparse deconvolution method for simultaneous multicolor 19F-MRI of multiple contrast agents

Schoormans, J., Calcagno, C., Daal, M. R. R., Wüst, R. C. I., Faries, C., Maier, A., Teunissen, A. J. P., Naidu, S., Sanchez-Gaytan, B. L., Nederveen, A. J., Fayad, Z. A., Mulder, W. J. M., Coolen, B. F. & Strijkers, G. J., 10 jul 2019, (Geaccepteerd/In druk) In : Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

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Contrast Media
Cell Tracking

Correction to: imaging of tumor spheroids, dual-isotope SPECT, and autoradiographic analysis to assess the tumor uptake and distribution of different nanobodies

Beltrán Hernández, I., Rompen, R., Rossin, R., Xenaki, K. T., Katrukha, E. A., Nicolay, K., Henegouwen, P. V. B. E., Grüll, H. & Oliveira, S., 15 apr 2019, In : Molecular Imaging and Biology. 1 blz.

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Single-Domain Antibodies
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography


NWO Veni Award : Changes in the failing heart

M.W. Nabben (Ontvanger), 2013

Prijs: NWOVeniWetenschappelijk

Heart Diseases
Heart Failure
Research Personnel


Nanotechnology-Based Immunotherapy that Promotes Organ Transplant Acceptance

Gustav Strijkers


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Skull Surprise

Katrien Vandoorne


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Scientists discover channels in the skull that may provide a shortcut for immune cells

Katrien Vandoorne


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Cerebral activation reflects loudness perception rather than physical sound intensity: an fMRI study in normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects

Auteur: Schoenmaker, E., 28 feb 2005

Begeleider: Langers, D. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Backes, W. (Afstudeerdocent 2), van Dijk, P. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Manni, J. (Externe persoon) (Afstudeerdocent 2), van Engelshoven, J. M. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Nicolay, K. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Development of protein-liposome conjugates using native chemical ligation

Auteur: Brusselaars, W., 2007

Begeleider: Reulen, S. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Merkx, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Meijer, B. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Sommerdijk, N. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Nicolaij, K. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Machnetic resonance neurograpy of the celiac plexus with motion-compensated 3D SHINKEI

Auteur: Kok, L., 20 jun 2017

Begeleider: Strijkers, G. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Ferrer, C. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach), Bos, C. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach), van Leeuwen, M. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach) & Lopata, R. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master