Frontiers In Neuroscience Seminar: ”A new approach and classification of compensatory strategies for gait disorders in persons with Parkinson's disease"
Welcome to a lecture by our guest speaker Prof. Bastiaan R. Bloem, MD, PhD, FRCPE, Radboud University Medical Center, the Netherlands.
”A new approach and classification of compensatory strategies for gait disorders in persons with Parkinson's disease"
Professor Bloem received his medical degree, with honours, in Leiden in 1993 and obtained his PhD degree in 1994. He trained as a neurologist in Leiden. He received additional movement disorders training at The Parkinson's Institute, California and Institute of Neurology, London. In 2008, he was appointed Professor of Movement Disorder Neurology at Radboudumc, Nijmegen.
Bloem founded and directs the Centre of Expertise for Parkinson & Movement Disorders, which is recognised as centre of excellence by the Parkinson’s Foundation. Together with Marten Munneke, he developed ParkinsonNet, an innovative professional healthcare network (www.parkinsonnet.nl) that has received multiple awards.
Bloem’s research interests are cerebral compensation and healthcare innovation, aiming to evaluate patient-centred collaborative care. Bloem is Officer (Secretary) for the International Parkinson and MDS. He serves on the Executive Scientific Advisory Board of The MJFF. In 2018, he was elected as member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities and as member of the Academia Europaea. y of Sciences and Humanities and as member of the Academia Europaea.
Host: Gesine Paul-Visse