Gerard Ribbers

The Netherlands

Gerard Ribbers

The Netherlands

Biography

Since 1995 Gerard Ribbers worked at Rijndam rehabilitation centre. His clinical tasks have since been focused on patients with severe cognitive, behavioral and linguistic disorders due to acquired brain injury. In 2007 he founded the Rotterdam Neurorehabilitation Research (RoNeRes) consortium, a collaboration between Rijndam rehabilitation and the department of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Erasmus University MC both in Rotterdam. RoNeRes conducts patient-based research and focuses at effective and efficient treatment strategies for patients with acquired brain injury. Ribbers obtained an Associate Professorship at the Erasmus University MC in 2008 and was appointed professor Neurorehabilitation in 2012. He now is PI in two Academic Centers of Excellence: Brain-Motion and Health Care and Quality, member of the steering committee of the Innovative Medical Devices (IMDI) – neurocontrol initiative with clinical leadership on Neurostimulation and chairs the medical Delta theme Rehabilitation Technology. He teaches students from different programs on mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of deficits that result from brain disorders through participation in the Bachelor and Master education of Medicine, Clinical Technology and the education of medical specialists.

 

WORLD CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS

Non-invasive Brain Stimulation in Stroke: Recent Results and Developments for Motor Recovery and Aphasia

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