People Jurgen Claassen


Jurgen Claassen MD PhD

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Jurgen Claassen associate professor

Claassen's research is driven by the quest for a better understanding of the interactions between blood pressure and the brain. read full profile (Donders Institute)

Research group Cerebral circulation and cognition in aging humans

Jurgen Claassen's research group uses various techniques to measure cerebral perfusion, cerebral autoregulation and cognitive activation. These physiological mechanisms play an important role in Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, and cognitive aging.

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Field of study


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