Long-term outcome after mild Traumatic Brain Injury in elderly

Researcher: Mayra Bittencourt Villalpando, MSc (PhD student) Expected thesis defense: 2020 Second promotor: Prof. dr. Joukje van der Naalt Funding: BCN-BRAIN Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in adults. Mild TBI (mTBI) accounts for 85% of cases and 15-20% of those patients suffer from persistent complaints that […]

Anosognosia and neuroimaging predictors of cognitive decline in dementia

Researcher: Jaime Mondragon Uribe, MSc (PhD student) Expected thesis defense: 2021 First promotor: Prof. dr. Peter-Paul De Deyn Funding: Conacyt The aims of this project are to describe novel connectivity biomarkers associated with prodromal AD and progression to AD and to evaluate the association between anosognosia and cognitive reserve to neuroimaging biomarkers in prodromal and clinical […]

Quantification of symptoms of movement disorders – towards home-based assessments

Researcher: Zeus Tlaltecutli Dominguez Vega, MSc (PhD student) Expected thesis defense: 2021 Copromotor: Dr. Jan Willem Elting Funding: Conacyt Topics of interest in this project are the automatic detection of tremor and myoclonus in inertial measurement unit recordings, as well as the use of machine learning methods to classify different movement disorders on the basis of features […]

Quantification of symptoms of movement disorders employing motion sensors

Researcher: Octavio Martinez Manzanera, MSc (PhD student) Thesis defense: February 8, 2017 Copromotor: Jan Willem Elting, MD, PhD Collaborators: Prof. Marina de Koning-Tijssen, MD, PhD, Han van der Hoeven, MD, PhD, Martijn Beudel, MD, PhD, Robert Borgemeester, MD, Prof. Teus van Laar, MD, PhD, Tinka Lawerman, Ineke Lunsing, MD, Rick Brandsma, MD, Deborah Sival, MD, PhD,  Andrea Mannini, PhD (Scuola […]