dr. B. (Bart) Bartels

dr. B. (Bart) Bartels

Associate Professor
dr. B. (Bart) Bartels
  • Child Development and Exercise patient care

Side Activities


  • NVFK, Scientific advisory board (WAR) (from 2021 onwards)
  • KNGF, working group 'kwaliteitsdocument SMA type 2 en 3' NVFK (from 2022 onwards)
  • KNGF, working group 'ontwikkeling van een landelijk zorgnetwerk spierziekten Kennisinstituut FMS (from 2021 onwards)

Advisory boards, consultancy (Payments are always to UMC Utrecht)

  • Scholar Rock, Physical Therapist Thought Leader Advisory Board SRK-015 Phase 2 Trial in SMA (from 2018 onwards)
  • Biogen, advisor and trainer ESBBT ASCEND trial and DEVOTE trial (from 2021 onwards) 
  • Biogen, development SMA exercise app (from 2021 onwards)
  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Expert Advisory Group, Benchmarking Care for Adults Living with SMA across Europe (from 2022 onwards



Research Output (49)

Electrophysiological and Imaging Biomarkers to Evaluate Exercise Training in Patients with Neuromuscular Disease:A Systematic Review

Pomp Lisa, Jeneson Jeroen Antonius Lodewijk, van der Pol W Ludo, Bartels Bart 1 Nov 2023, In: Journal of Clinical medicine. 12 , p. 1-15

Enhanced low-threshold motor unit capacity during endurance tasks in patients with spinal muscular atrophy using pyridostigmine

Habets Laura E, Bartels Bart, Jeneson Jeroen A L, Asselman Fay-Lynn, Stam Marloes, Wijngaarde Camiel A, Wadman Renske I, van Eijk Ruben P A, Stegeman Dick F, Ludo van der Pol W 20 Jul 2023, In: Clinical Neurophysiology. 154 , p. 100-106 7 p.

254th ENMC international workshop. Formation of a European network to initiate a European data collection, along with development and sharing of treatment guidelines for adult SMA patients. Virtual meeting 28 – 30 January 2022

Walter Maggie C., Laforêt Pascal, van der Pol W. Ludo, Pegoraro Elena, Attarian Shahram, Bartels Bart, Gorni Ksenija, Goemans Nathalie, Gusset Nicole, Hodgkinson Victoria, Hagenacker Tim, Kirschner Janbernd, Klein Andrea, Kostera-Pruszczyk Anna, Lochmüller Hanns, Marini-Bettolo Chiara, Mercuri Eugenio, Muni-Lofra Robert, Ouillade Laetitia, Quinlivan Rosaline, Papadopoulos Constantinos, Prigent Hélène, Salort-Campana Emmanuelle, Sansone Valeria A., Smit Rivka, Smeriglio Piera, Thiele Simone, Tichler Ben, Van den Bergh Peter, Vazquez-Costa Juan F., Vissing John, Jun 2023, In: Neuromuscular Disorders. 33 , p. 511-522 12 p.

Longitudinal prospective cohort study to assess peripheral motor function with extensive electrophysiological techniques in patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA):the SMA Motor Map protocol

Ros Leandra A.A., Goedee H. Stephan, Franssen Hessel, Asselman Fay Lynn, Bartels Bart, Cuppen Inge, van Eijk Ruben P.A., Sleutjes Boudewijn T.H.M., van der Pol W. Ludo, Wadman Renske I. 24 Apr 2023, In: BMC Neurology. 23

The RESISTANT study (Respiratory Muscle Training in Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy):study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Kant-Smits Kim, Bartels Bart, Asselman Fay Lynn, Veldhoen Esther S., van Eijk Ruben P.A., van der Pol W. Ludo, Hulzebos Erik H.J. 23 Mar 2023, In: BMC Neurology. 23

Lung function decline preceding chronic respiratory failure in spinal muscular atrophy:a national prospective cohort study

Veldhoen Esther S, Wijngaarde Camiel A, van Eijk Ruben P A, Asselman Fay-Lynn, Seddiqi Negina, Otto Louise A M, Stam Marloes, Cuppen Inge, Wadman Renske I, van Asperen Roelie M Wösten, Hulzebos Erik H J, van den Oudenrijn Laura P Verweij, Bartels Bart, Boezer Jasmijn, Gaytant M, van der Ent Cornelis K, van der Pol W Ludo 23 Feb 2023, In: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 18 10 p.

Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover trial with pyridostigmine in spinal muscular atrophy types 2-4

Stam Marloes, Wijngaarde Camiel A., Bartels Bart, Asselman Fay Lynn, Otto Louise A.M., Habets Laura E., Van Eijk Ruben P.A., Middelkoop Bas M., Goedee H. Stephan, De Groot Janke F., Roes Kit C.B., Schoenmakers Marja A.G.C., Nieuwenhuis Edward E.S., Cuppen Inge, Van Den Berg Leonard H., Wadman Renske I., Van Der Pol W. Ludo 2023, In: Brain communications. 5 11 p.

Population-based assessment of nusinersen efficacy in children with spinal muscular atrophy:a 3-year follow-up study

Scheijmans Féline E V, Cuppen Inge, van Eijk Ruben P A, Wijngaarde Camiel A, Schoenmakers Marja A G C, van der Woude Danny R, Bartels Bart, Veldhoen Esther S, Oude Lansink Irene L B, Groen Ewout J N, Asselman Fay-Lynn, Wadman Renske I, van der Pol W Ludo 2 Nov 2022, In: Brain communications. 4

Respiratory muscle fatigability in patients with spinal muscular atrophy

Kant-Smits Kim, Hulzebos Erik H. J., Habets Laura E., Asselman Fay-Lynn, Veldhoen Esther S., van Eijk Ruben P. A., de Groot Janke F., van der Pol W. Ludo, Bartels Bart 30 Aug 2022, In: Pediatric Pulmonology. 57 , p. 3050-3059 10 p.

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