University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)
The University Medical Center Groningen is an academic hospital in the Netherlands. The UMCG is a public body and non-profit organisation, dedicated to health care with core activities focused on treatment, education and research, including treatment and research in oncology. The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (NMMI) has an ongoing and strong research line regarding use, implementation and validation of new quantitative imaging biomarkers in oncology and neurology for drug development, care and research. There is ample experience in participating in and setting up multicentre studies, including efforts in harmonizing imaging procedures and imaging system (PET/CT and PET/MR) performances to assure exchange and pooling of quantitative imaging studies. Moreover, there is a strong interest in quantitative imaging and technical and biological validation of new multiparametric imaging biomarkers.