Development of potent and proteolytically stable human neuromedin U receptor agonists.
Eur J Med Chem 2018 Jan 14;144:887-897. Epub 2017 Dec 14.
Research Group of Organic Chemistry, Departments of Chemistry and Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

Antimicrobial peptides in frog poisons constitute a molecular toxin delivery system against predators.
Nat Commun 2017 Nov 14;8(1):1495. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
Amphibian Evolution Lab, Biology Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050, Elsene, Belgium.

Targeting of vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 by 18F-labelled nanobodies for PET/CT imaging of inflamed atherosclerotic plaques.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Sep 22;17(9):1001-8. Epub 2016 Jan 22.
In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging (ICMI), Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels B-1090, Belgium.

Gastric Emptying of Liquids in Children.
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2016 Mar;62(3):403-8
*Department of Paediatrics, Universitair Kinderziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels †Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven ‡Department of Nuclear Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

Phase I Study of 68Ga-HER2-Nanobody for PET/CT Assessment of HER2 Expression in Breast Carcinoma.
J Nucl Med 2016 Jan 8;57(1):27-33. Epub 2015 Oct 8.
Nuclear Medicine Department, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Laboratory, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

PET Imaging of Macrophage Mannose Receptor-Expressing Macrophages in Tumor Stroma Using 18F-Radiolabeled Camelid Single-Domain Antibody Fragments.
J Nucl Med 2015 Aug 11;56(8):1265-71. Epub 2015 Jun 11.
In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging laboratory (ICMI), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium Department of Nuclear Medicine, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; and.

Radiolabeled mannosylated dextran derivatives bearing an NIR-fluorophore for sentinel lymph node imaging.
Bioconjug Chem 2014 Nov 14;25(11):1963-70. Epub 2014 Oct 14.
Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa , Estrada Nacional 10 (km 139,7), 2695-066 Bobadela LRS, Portugal.

Echocardiographic integrated backscatter for assessing reduction of aortic valve calcifications by R-568 in a rat model of chronic kidney disease.
Ultrasound Med Biol 2013 Nov 9;39(11):2075-83. Epub 2013 Aug 9.
Centrum Voor Hart- en Vaatziekten, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

Heptyl α-D-mannosides grafted on a β-cyclodextrin core to interfere with Escherichia coli adhesion: an in vivo multivalent effect.
Chemistry 2013 Jun 17;19(24):7847-55. Epub 2013 Apr 17.
Unité de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle (UGSF), UMR8576 du CNRS, Université Lille 1, F-59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France.

In vivo disassembly of IV administered siRNA matrix nanoparticles at the renal filtration barrier.
Biomaterials 2013 Mar 20;34(9):2350-8. Epub 2012 Dec 20.
Ghent Research Group on Nanomedicines, Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

Development of 177Lu-nanobodies for radioimmunotherapy of HER2-positive breast cancer: evaluation of different bifunctional chelators.
Contrast Media Mol Imaging 2012 Mar-Apr;7(2):254-64
Radiobiology Unit, Molecular and Cellular Biology Expert Group, Belgian Nuclear Research Center (SCK•CEN), Mol, Belgium.

Serial semiquantitative imaging of brain damage using micro-SPECT and micro-CT after endothelin-1-induced transient focal cerebral ischemia in rats.
J Nucl Med 2011 Dec 2;52(12):1987-92. Epub 2011 Nov 2.
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Analysis, FASC, Center for Neuroscience, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

Localization, mechanism and reduction of renal retention of technetium-99m labeled epidermal growth factor receptor-specific nanobody in mice.
Contrast Media Mol Imaging 2011 Mar-Apr;6(2):85-92. Epub 2010 Oct 9.
ICMI, In vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Laboratory, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

Involvement of the AT1 receptor subtype in the effects of angiotensin IV and LVV-haemorphin 7 on hippocampal neurotransmitter levels and spatial working memory.
J Neurochem 2010 Mar 17;112(5):1223-34. Epub 2009 Dec 17.
Research Group Experimental Pharmacology, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

123I-2-iodo-tyrosine, a new tumour imaging agent: human biodistribution, dosimetry and initial clinical evaluation in glioma patients.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2007 Jul 20;34(7):994-1002. Epub 2007 Jan 20.
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ-VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium.

Targeted radionuclide therapy with A 177Lu-labeled anti-HER2 nanobody.
Theranostics 2014 25;4(7):708-20. Epub 2014 Apr 25.
2. In vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Laboratory (ICMI), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium. ; 7. Department of Nuclear Medicine, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.