Prof. Ron Heeren

At the forefront of molecular imaging

Ron Heeren, Distinguished Professor and Limburg co-chair of the Maastricht Multimodal Molecular Imaging Institute, has devoted his career to innovations in mass spectrometry and their applications to other disciplines.

About his current research direction, he says:

"A comprehensive understanding of molecular patterns of health and disease is needed to pave the way for personalised medicine and tissue regeneration. New physical technology developments in mass spectrometry based chemical microscopes have now firmly established themselves in translational research. They target biomedical tissue analysis in various diseases as well as other chemically complex surfaces. In concert they elucidate the way in which local environments can influence molecular signalling pathways on various scales, from molecule to man.


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    World-renowned Mass Spectrometry conference to be held in Maastricht in 2022

    Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    This biennial conference focuses on the breadth of mass spectrometry. 

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    Role of immune metabolism in a mouse model of Non Alcoholic SteatoHepatitis (NASH)

    Monday, March 29, 2021

    Auto-aggressive CXCR6+ CD8 T cells cause liver immune pathology in NASH.

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    Dr. Berta Cillero-Pastor and Prof. Ron Heeren receive again ITN grant

    Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    ITN grant for M4i FoodTraNet project: Advanced Research and Training Network in food quality, safety and security.

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