|Medical study, MD (Free University, Amsterdam)
| Tropical Medicine (Dutch Tropical Institute, Amsterdam)
|Radiology (Maastricht University Medical Centre)
|International Diplome in Neurovascular Diseases, MSc (Université Paris XI)
Positions and Employment
|Resident Tropical Medicine (Surgery - Gynaecology)
||1989 - 1992
|Tropical Doctor, Medecins Sans Frontieres
||1992 - 1994
|Resident Radiology, MUMC+, Maastricht
||1995 - 2002
|Interventional Radiology, Leuven, Belgium
|Neuro-interventional Radiology, Tilburg
|Neuro-interventional Radiology, Essen, Germany
|Interventional Radiology, MUMC+, Maastricht
Other Experience and Professional Memberships
Professional memberships: NVvR, NGIR, NNG, NVF, ESR, CIRSE, ESMINT, WFITN
Reviewer for two journals.
Co-PI, member of executive committee and imaging committee of the MRCLEAN trial (Multicenter Randomized Clinical trial of Endovascular treatment of Acute ischemic stroke in the Netherlands).
Funding: 800k Euro from Dutch Heart Foundaton; 500k Euro from unrestricted grants.
PI of MRCLEAN_Late (MRCLEAN - patients arriving between 6 - 24 hrs after symptom onset), study under CONTRAST umbrella.
Co-PI, member of executive committee and imaging committee of CONTRAST (COnsortium for New Treatments in Acute Stroke).
Funding: 4000k Euro from Dutch Heart Foundaton; 4000k Euro from unrestricted grants. 200k Euro from Dutch Brain Council