Prof. dr. Baziel van Engelen from the UMC St. Radboud has accepted a position as research director of the ENMC since January 1st. Baziel van Engelen is succeeding Kate Bushby who is leaving this post after three years to lead the NIH steriod trial in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Baziel van Engelen was appointed by the ENMC Executive Committee following his experience within ENMC, as an active member of the Research Committee as well as organiser and participant in many ENMC workshops.
Prof. dr. Ivo van Schaik has been appointed as the new head of the department of Neurology at the AMC in Amsterdam since april 1st. Ivo van Schaik is known in the neuromuscular field for his active contributions to several ISNO activities like the CRAMP database, the yearly Princess Beatrix Fonds-Boerhaave symposia, and several Cochrane Database reviews . His research focuses on hereditary and inflammatory neuropathies.
Dr. Jan Verschuuren is since January 1st 2010 the new ISNO chairman, and succeeding prof. dr. Pieter van Doorn, who successfully fulfilled this position for three years. ISNO would like to thank Pieter van Doorn for his great achievements during this period and congratulates all with their new position!
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