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Modern anti-cancer therapies have extended the survival times for many cancer patients but there is still improvements to be made as cancer mortality rates have, except for a few types of cancer, remained consistently high over the last five decades. By identifying highly sensitive imaging probes for the detection of cancer and its pre-steps we will improve outcomes for patients with the cancer through early detection, guided resection and thereby contribute to the reduction of the morbidity and mortality due to this malignant disease. In future those tools could work as well a therapeutics, which would open a new field - THERANOSTIC.
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Development of new predictive biomarkers for IBD using multiparametric studies.
European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI)
Scientists in the Field of Imaging
The research interest of myself and my lab are in the field of early cancer detection using targeted molecular spies to highlight (pre)cancerous lesions. We as well aim to improve precision medicine in autoimmune disorders like inflammatory bowel disease and oncology.