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Harry van Goor full professor

Prof. dr. Van Goor is primarily involved in research in the field of gastrointestinal surgery, surgical education and innovation.

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Harry van Goor full professor

Prof. dr. Van Goor is primarily involved in research in the field of gastrointestinal surgery, surgical education and innovation. His projects encompass both clinical and experimental research of major gastrointestinal health problems, including intestinal anastomotic leakage, abdominal adhesions, abdominal wall defects, pancreatitis, surgical mesh infections, and chronic abdominal pain. In general, his research is characterized by innovative projects, such as the development and application of a new tissue tape, the use of nanoparticle solutions for tissue adhesion, the use of alginates as anti-adhesives, bacterial virulence inhibition, continuous patient monitoring with iOS based patches and predictive analytics, 3D simulation techniques for surgical education, and innovative personalized patient contextual research such as in the 'room with a view' project.

Additional functions

  • He is the chairman of the master curriculum in the School of Medicine in Nijmegen
  • He is President of the Dutch Adhesion Group

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2011 & 2010: Radboud University Medical Center Student prize best lecturer
  • 2010: Radboud University Medical Center Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

2011 & 2010: Radboud University Medical Center Student prize best lecturer (docent van het 2de jaar)
2010: Radboud University Medical Center Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
2008 - 2014: Student prize (6x in a row) best preparing module Masterprogramme (CKO3 VOOR)
2006: Heyendael prize for outstanding contribution in Postgraduate Education
1985: Gottlieb award at John Muir medical film festival (film title: organ donation), San Francisco USA
1984: First prize category surgery at medical film festival (film title: organ donation), Parma Italy

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Field of study

Surgery

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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