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Group Visser-Meily

The Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Research is the research- and innovation center for rehabilitation of Brain Center, UMC Utrecht and De Hoogstraat Rehabilitation

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Research focuses on ways to support autonomy, self-management and participation of patients with chronic disabilities; Stroke, Neuromuscular disorders such as ALS and SMA, Brain based Developmental Disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, and Spinal Cord Injury, with a specific focus on the role of personal and environmental factors, cognition, and physical health (physical activity, sleep and nutrition). The research builds on a strong connection between research and clinical practice. The research unit has built a lot of expertise in end-user involvements; patients and relatives are involved in all aspects of all research.

Research interests/topics uitklapper, klik om te openen

Stroke, Neuromuscular disorders such as ALS and SMA, Brain based Developmental Disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, and Spinal Cord Injury

Group members uitklapper, klik om te openen

  • Prof. Anne Visser-Meily
  • Prof Marcel Post
  • Dr. Tanja Nijboer, associate professor
  • Dr. Marjolijn Ketelaar, assistent professor
  • Dr. Olaf Verschuren, assistent professor
  • Dr. Anita Beelen, assistent professor

Key publications uitklapper, klik om te openen

Awards/Achievements/Prizes uitklapper, klik om te openen

  • 'Sell lecture' 2019 by Marcel Post
  • Betto Deelmanprijs 2019 for Tanja Nijboer
  • Outreach price BCRM 2017 for Marjolijn Ketelaar