Location(s)

  • UMCG, cooperation with Lentis Clinic Groningen

Cooperation

  • UMCG: Psychiatrie; Medical Imaging Centre
  • Radboud Nijmegen (expertise centrum Qkoorts/CVS)
  • Universiteit Ulm (Psychiatrie)

Period
2019 – 2025

Finance
unknown

Finance by

  • DFG
  • SMRI
  • Q-koorts patientenvereniging

Status
in uitvoering

Contact(s)
dr. H.C. Klein (Hans)
Lentis/VNN
Euroweg 5
9351 EM Leek
telefoon: 0594-750750
Mobiel: 06-83290080
e-mail: hanscklein@gmail.com

Abstract
Our group has:

  • shown hippocampal inflammation in psychotic patients (PET imaging)
  • conducted a placebo controlled trial with antiviral drugs to reduce hippocampal inflammation
  • conducted a study to determine neurinflammation with PET imaging in Q fever patients in comparison to CFS patients and controls
  • initiated a study to determine viral presence in cerebrospinal fluid in psychotic patients in comparison to herpes encephalitis patients and controls