Dr. Nathalie Doorenweerd
Nathalie Doorenweerd studied Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences at Leiden University (2005-2011) specialised in neuroscience and pharmacology. She obtained a PhD investigating learning and behavioral problems in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy taking structural, metabolic and functional aspects of the brain into account (June 2017).
As post-doctoral researcher she is currently employed by the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne and the C.J. Gorter Center for High Field MRI, Leiden University Medical Centre. She continues her work on the brain involvement in Duchenne muscular dystrophy by performing longitudinal assessments with MRI, MRS and neuropsychological tests in both The Netherlands and in the United Kingdom. In addition she was recently appointed a position of lecturer, teaching undergraduate and graduate students of Medicine, Clinical Technology and BioMedical Science.
03 Jan 2017 – 31 Jul 2020
- Leiden UMC
The background of the reduced cerebral blood flow in Duchenne muscular dystrophy