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Jeroen P.P. van Vugt, MD, PhD

Consultant Neurologist at Medisch Spectrum Twente

Location: Enschede Netherlands

Jeroen van Vugt is a consultant neurologist at Medical Spectrum Twente, a large teaching hospital in Enschede, The Netherlands. After receving his MD degree (with honors) at Leiden University Medical Centre in 1997, he started his training as a neurologist combined with his PhD research. He obtained his PhD degree in 2002. His research has covered the objective assessment of motor impairment in Huntington's disease (thesis) and gait and balance disorders in Parkinson's disease, as well as the evaluation of several pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. The latter include a feasibility trial of the effect of visual cueing on freezing of gait using Google glasses. He is medical director of the Department of Neurology at MST and chairman of the Movement Disorders section of the Netherlands Society of Neurology.

Associated Grants

  • Vibrating Socks: A Novel Cueing Intervention to Reduce Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Disease


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