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Jorik Nonnekes MD PhD

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Jorik Nonnekes is a consultant physiatrist. He obtained his MD degree in 2010 and his PhD degree in 2015 (both cum laude). His work focuses on gait and balance impairments in neurological diseases, with specific emphasis on gait impairments in Parkinson’s disease and upper motor neuron lesions. see full profile (Donders Institute)

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2018: Livit award from the Netherlands Society for Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • 2016: Thesis prize of the Dutch Society of Movement Sciences.
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2018: Livit award from the Netherlands Society for Rehabilitation Medicine (for outstanding scientific achievement in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation).
  • 2016: Thesis prize of the Dutch Society of Movement Sciences.
  • 2016: European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Prize (best European thesis in the field of rehabilitation in 2015).
  • 2016: Thesis prize of the Dutch Society for Rehabilitation Medicine.

Field of study

Rehabilitation

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

As part of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour – the Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience is devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in health and disease. read more