…THEME: Fatigue in Neuromuscular Disorders
…PRESENTER: Dr. Nicole B.M. Voet (Radboud University Medical Center, the Netherlands)
…TIMESLOT: Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 16:00 Paris Time
…BIOSKETCH: Nicole Voet works at the muscular diseases outpatient clinic at Klimmendaal rehabilitation center in Arnhem, and at the Radboudumc Rehabilitation Department. At both locations, she sees patients with slowly progressive neuromuscular disorders, in particular patients with Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD). In 2018, the rehabilitation and neurology departments at Radboudumc jointly launched the multidisciplinary FSHD outpatient clinic, where patients from across the country are seen for diagnostics and advice.
In 2016, she defended her PhD thesis, which focused on the effect of aerobic exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with FSHD. She received the international PhD Award Rehabilitation Medicine in 2017 for her dissertation. Her current scientific research focuses partly on improving the quality of life of patients with FSHD and partly on further analyzing fatigue and the effect of exercise and exercise in patients with neuromuscular disease.