Nico Verdonschot has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Aalborg University in Denmark. The honorary doctorate of the faculty of Engineering and Science was awarded on 13 april during the annual celebration of Aalborg University.
Besides being professor at the RadboudUMC, within the theme Reconstructive and regenerative medicine, Nico Verdonschot is the scientific director of the TechMed Centre and professor of Biomechanical Implants at the department of Biomechanical Engineering at the UT. He has a global reputation in the field of orthopaedic biomechanics. In his research he uses imaging techniques like CT, MRI, ultrasound and PET scans. With the help of the obtained images, his group develops computer simulations to better understand the (dis)functioning of the human musculoskeletal system.
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