Name: Arnold Spaans
Job Title: Product Specialist
Tel: +31 20 4444380
Born in Maassluis, The Netherlands Arnold Spaans joined the company in April 2009 as a radiochemist. In his current role as Product Specialist he is responsible for the production processes of [18F]FCH, [18F]NeuraCeq and since 1st June 2016 also I124 and Zr89.
Mr. Spaans became a Bachelor in Organic Chemistry in 2001. In 2002 he started at Altana Pharma as pre-clinical research associate focusing on the development of new phosphodiesterase inhibitors for the treatment of COPD.
After five years he became a research chemist at Mercachem BV, where he worked on various contract-based organic chemistry projects.
He started as a radiochemist at BV Cyclotron VU on commercialization of new 18F labeled radiopharmaceuticals under GMP conditions and within the INMiND project he focused on the identification of novel biological targets of neuroinflammation for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
In his free time he is interested in everything about soccer and likes travelling.