The locus coeruleus:
at the crossroad of dementia syndromes

15 April 2019

Maartje de Vries joins HEROES project

Maartje de Vries, MSc joined the HEROES project on October 2018 as a PhD student at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) Alzheimer Center in the Netherlands (Partner 4; lead by Prof. Dr. P. De Deyn). She will be involved in performing neuroimaging in patients, using positron emission tomography (PET) to characterize the noradrenergic system in vivo. Since evidence shows that noradrenergic system degeneration occurs early in the disease process in dementia, we hope that such imaging-derived information can contribute to identifying new treatment strategies for future patients. Maartje, welcome to the HEROES family!