Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, Amsterdam Movement Sciences
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland – Netherlands
Dr. Erwin van Wegen is working as an associate professor in neurorehabilitation at the department of Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation Medicine at the VU University Medical Center (VUmc) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Educated as a movement scientist in motor control and rehabilitation, Dr. van Wegen is principal/associate investigator on several grants in the field of neurorehabilitation and coordinator of several teaching courses on movement disorders and rehabilitation at the Amsterdam Movement Sciences Research Institute and the Faculty of Medicine at the VUmc. His subjects of interest are the coordination of locomotion and balance, as well as motor control, neurorehabilitation, and neuroplasticity in movement disorders, specifically in Parkinson’s Disease (PD), stroke, and MS. At present Dr. van Wegen is senior member of the Neurorehabilitation Unit at VUmc and local VUmc coordinator and steering group member of several multicenter trials and longitudinal cohort studies. Dr. van Wegen is also a Dutch Brain Foundation Fellow, member of several editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals, program Leader and theme coordinator at Amsterdam Movement Sciences Translational Research Institute, deputy-treasurer of the Dutch Society of Neurorehabilitation, and permanent member of the scientific organizing committee of the biannual Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair conference.
Wednesday, November 6
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Thursday, November 7
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM