About the Corstjens Lab
Near Patient Diagnostics research group: The research in our group (NPD) is focused on high sensitivity diagnostic tools for infectious diseases, aiming at near patient testing (on-site or point-of-care) and applications for low resource and remote settings. Utilizing appropriate technologies, user friendly diagnostics are developed and evaluated in real field settings. For enhanced analytical sensitivity we apply a novel nonconventional reporter technology (UCP, up-converting phosphor technology). Developed user-friendly UCP assays with improved sensitivity as such can play a key role to solving scientific queries.