Jan is an expert in radiochemistry applied to imaging and drug development. He completed a PhD in PET radiochemistry from Groningen University prior to moving to GlaxoSmithKline where he worked closely with project teams to identify and develop novel tool compounds for a large variety of CNS, metabolic and respiratory indications.
Jan played a significant role in the design and realization of the GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Imaging Centre where he headed the chemistry group. Following the spin-out of the centre to Imanova Ltd, now part of Invicro, he took on the overall operational responsibility for the business.
Jan has a keen interest and deep understanding of the application of molecular imaging to disease understanding and drug development.