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Marjolein DE VUGT



Marjolein de Vugt is a Professor of Psychosocial Innovations in dementia.

Trained as a neuropsychologist, she works as a clinical researcher and as a clinician in the memory clinic of the Maastricht University Medical Center+ (MUMC+). Her line of research pertains to psychosocial needs, care and support in dementia with a particular focus on young onset dementia, the use of technology and eHealth to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and their care partners.

She is director of the Alzheimer Center Limburg, which integrates activities of Maastricht University and the Academic Hospital Maastricht in the Netherlands and accommodates more than 50 researchers and clinicians of various disciplines. She is also chair of the European network on research into early detection and timely intervention in dementia (INTERDEM).