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VERNOOIJ Meike (Netherlands)


Meike Vernooij, professor of Population Imaging, Neuroradiologist (Department of Radiology and Nuclear medicine, and Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL). Professor Vernooij is an expert in applying medical imaging techniques in a population-based setting to study normal development as well as disease pathophysiology. Her particular expertise and focus is on studying the use of MRI in the investigation of age-related brain changes, specifically those which may be used as preclinical markers for cerebrovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. She leads a group of 12 researchers/students, has published > 240 articles. She has over 10 years of experience as an academic supervisor, and has extensive experience in international projects (FP7, H2020). Prof. Vernooij holds an MD and PhD in medicine as well as an MSc in Epidemiology. Apart from her research, she works as a clinical Neuroradiologist in Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Her work has been recognized with the European Prize for Neuroradiology (Lucien Appel Prize 2014), the Stroke Innovation Award by the Journal Stroke, and the Lourens Penning Prize of the Dutch Society of Radiology.



Last Updated: Friday 16 August 2019