PhD projects

Dorien Glorie

Accelerated target identification using preclinical neuroimaging to close the treatment gap in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (started 01/09/2015).

Julie Ottoy

Development of clinically-feasible strategies for more accurate quantification of amyloid-beta scans (started 01/10/2015).

Stijn Servaes 

Combining small animal molecular imaging with next generation neuromodulation to explore novel OCD treatments (01/10/2014 -30/09/2018).

Sven De Bruycker

Predictive imaging biomarkers for drugs targeting the tumor microenvironment in lung cancer (1/10/2013 - 30/09/2017).

Yanina Dockx

Molecular imaging for early response assessment of drugs targeting the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway in an HER-2 amplified breast cancer model (1/10/2012 - 30/09/2016)

Filipe Elvas 

Development and in vivo evaluation of SPECT/PET tracers for cell death imaging for the assessment of early tumor cell death in response to therapy

Jens Fissers

PET imaging as a potential biomarker for the diagnosis and treatment in Alzheimer’s disease

Lauren Kosten 

Multimodal molecular imaging of a rat model for schizophrenia contributing to an integrative understanding of the glutamatergic (mGluR5), neuroinflammatory (TSPO) and phosphodiesterase (PDE10) interplay

Alan Miranda Menchaca

‚ÄčMolecular brain imaging of unanesthetized and unconstrained small animals (1/10/2013 - 30/09/2017)

Stephan Missault

The role of extracellular matrix proteases MMP-9 and uPA in the development of posttraumatic epilepsy following traumatic brain injury (1/10/2013 - 30/09/2017)

Sara Rapic

Molecular imaging for early response assessment of drugs targeting the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway in a colorectal cancer model (1/10/2012 – 30/09/2016)

Ann-Marie Waldron

Development of an in vivo microPET imaging platform for the non-invasive investigation of novel therapeutics in Alzheimer's disease (1/01/2014 - 31/12/2017)

Halima Amhaoul

Characterization of brain inflammation in a chronic epilepsy model by means of post-mortem and in vivo techniques (1/10/2011- 31/12/2015)