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Prof. Dr. Jan Booij


  • Position
  • Professor of Molecular Imaging
  • Field of interest
  • Receptor imaging in the brain in neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Institute
  • Academic Medical Center



Molecular imaging in neuropsychiatric disorders

Our research is focused on neuroreceptor imaging with SPECT and PET, with special interests in Parkinson’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, schizophrenia, addiction, major depression, and neurotoxicity of XTC. In addiction, preclinial research is focussed on the development of new SPECT and PET tracers, and SPECT imaging in small laboratory animals.