prof. dr. ir. H.W.A.M. (Hugo) de Jong

Full Professor

  • Medical Physics Group

prof. dr. ir. H.W.A.M. (Hugo) de Jong

Research Programs

Side Activities

  • Leading the Medical Physics team of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, UMC Utrecht.

    Primary Interests: Physics of medical imaging, Teaching and Innovation.  Trainer of Medical Physics Residents.

    Research Interests: Development, improvement and application of functional and molecular imaging methods through nuclear and radiology modalities.

    Main Research Projects (as PI):

    • Dutch Heart Foundation/STW: Enclose (total budget 780k€). Early detection of thromboembolic sources and small volume stroke with Spectral CT (2017).
    • ERC Consolidator Grant (total budget 2000k€). Translating Hybrid Imaging for Interventions (2015)
    • VIDI Laureate. Visualizing Tumors in the Operation Theatre (total budget 800k€): Development of Simultaneous X-ray Scintigraphy Imaging (2013).
    • STW Perspectief AIRSPACE project (total budget 860k€): Advanced imaging for risk stratification of stroke patients using CT examinations (2011).

    Member of Board Dutch Society of Nuclear Medicine (bestuurslid Ned.Ver.Nucleaire Geneeskunde)

    Member of Board of Review for Medical Physics Education (College van Toetsing NVKF)


Research Output (132)

Evaluation of the radiofrequency performance of a wide-bore 1.5 T positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging body coil for radiotherapy planning

Branderhorst Woutjan, Steensma Bart R., Beijst Casper, Huijing Erik R., Alborahal Cezar, Versteeg Edwin, Weissler Bjoern, Schug David, Gebhardt Pierre, Gross-Weege Nicolas, Mueller Florian, Krueger Karl, Dey Thomas, Radermacher Harald, Lips Oliver, Lagendijk Jan, Schulz Volkmar, de Jong Hugo W.A.M., Klomp Dennis W.J. apr 2021, In: Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology. 17 , p. 13-19 7 p.

Effect of intravenous thrombolysis in stroke depends on pattern of intracranial internal carotid artery calcification

Kauw Frans, de Jong Pim A, Takx Richard A P, de Jong Hugo W A M, Kappelle L Jaap, Velthuis Birgitta K, Dankbaar Jan W, jan 2021, In: Atherosclerosis. 316 , p. 8-14 7 p.

Current Status and Future Direction of Hepatic Radioembolisation

Alsultan A A, Braat A J A T, Smits M L J, Barentsz M W, Bastiaannet R, Bruijnen R C G, de Keizer B, de Jong H W A M, Lam M G E H, Maccauro M, Chiesa C 24 dec 2020, In: Clinical Oncology. 33 , p. 106-116 11 p.

Variability in lutetium-177 SPECT quantification between different state-of-the-art SPECT/CT systems

Peters Steffie M.B., Meyer Viol Sebastiaan L., van der Werf Niels R., de Jong Nick, van Velden Floris H.P., Meeuwis Antoi, Konijnenberg Mark W., Gotthardt Martin, de Jong Hugo W.A.M., Segbers Marcel 1 dec 2020, In: EJNMMI physics. 7 , p. 9

Collateral Status in Ischemic Stroke:A Comparison of Computed Tomography Angiography, Computed Tomography Perfusion, and Digital Subtraction Angiography

Kauw Frans, Dankbaar Jan W, Martin Blake W, Ding Victoria Y, Boothroyd Derek B, van Ommen Fasco, de Jong Hugo W A M, Kappelle L Jaap, Velthuis Birgitta K, Heit Jeremy J, Wintermark Max 1 nov 2020, In: Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 44 , p. 984-992 9 p.

Early detection of small volume stroke and thromboembolic sources with computed tomography: Rationale and design of the ENCLOSE study

Kauw Frans, van Ommen Fasco, Bennink E, Cramer Maarten J, Kappelle Jaap, Takx Richard, Velthuis BK, Viergever Max A., van Es H. Wouter, Schonewille W.J., Coutinho Jonathan M, Majoie Charles B.L.M., Marquering H.A., de Jong Hugo W.A.M., Dankbaar Jan Willem, 23 okt 2020, In: European Stroke Journal. 5 , p. 432-440 9 p.

From perviousness to permeability, modelling and measuring intra-thrombus flow in acute ischemic stroke

Arrarte Terreros Nerea, Tolhuisen Manon L., Bennink E, de Jong Hugo, Beenen Ludo F. M., Majoie Charles B.L.M., van Bavel Ed 21 aug 2020, In: Journal of Biomechanics. 111 10 p.

Technical Note: Nuclear imaging with an x‐ray flat panel detector: A proof‐of‐concept study

Dietze Martijn M A, Koppert Wilco J C, van Rooij Rob, de Jong Hugo W A M aug 2020, In: Medical Physics. 47 , p. 3363-3368 6 p.

Monte Carlo-based scatter correction for the SMARTZOOM collimator

Dietze Martijn M A, Kunnen Britt, Stella Martina, de Jong Hugo W A M 22 jul 2020, In: EJNMMI physics. 7 14 p.

Quantitative 166Ho-microspheres SPECT derived from a dual-isotope acquisition with 99mTc-colloid is clinically feasible

Stella M, Braat Arthur, Lam Marnix, de Jong Hugo, van Rooij Rob 14 jul 2020, In: EJNMMI Physic. 7 12 p.

All Research Output (132)