Painful neuropathies: from diagnosis to treatment

20 August 2020

This webinar was delivered by Janneke Hoeijmakers in August 2020. Janneke is a medical advisor for the diagnosis group small fiber neuropathy of the Dutch patients organization for neuromuscular disorders (Spierziekten Nederland) and board member of the Dutch Neuromuscular Center.


Janneke studied medicine at the VU University Amsterdam, after which she followed her training as a neurologist at Maastricht UMC +. Since the start of her education in 2010, she has been engaged in research into painful neuropathies in close collaboration with the University of Yale (Prof. SG Waxman) and the Carlo Besta Institute in Milan (Prof. G. Lauria). In 2014, she defended her dissertation on the role of sodium channel mutations in patients with small fiber neuropathy. An article from her thesis was awarded the Princess Beatrix Spierfonds annual prize for the best neuromuscular article published in 2012. Since January 2016, Janneke works on neuromuscular disorders in Maastricht UMC+. In addition to research in the field of painful neuropathies, she is involved in myotonic dystrophy. Medical advisor for the diagnosis group smallfiber neuropathy of the Dutch patients organization for neuromuscular disorders and board member of the Dutch Neuromuscular Center.


Joint webinar series by the European Reference Networks for Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND) and Neuromuscular Diseases (ERN-EuroNMD) and the European Academy of Neurology (EAN).

This webinar took place 20th August 2020

 

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