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Diederik Dippel

Neurologist, Professor of acute treatment of neurovascular diseases, Co-director of the Erasmus MC Stroke Center

Session

14:15 - 15:25
From research to innovation

Diederik WJ Dippel is a vascular neurologist and professor of acute treatment of neurovascular diseases. He wrote a PhD thesis on decision analysis in the clinical neurosciences. He has (co-) authored more than 300 scientific papers on stroke diagnosis and treatment.
He was PI of several investigator-driven multicenter randomized clinical trials including the game-changing MR CLEAN (Multicenter Randomized Clinical trial of Endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke in the Netherlands).
He is now Research Leader of CONTRAST, the Collaboration for New Treatments for Acute Stroke, a large private-public funded body uniting clinical and experimental academic researchers in the Netherlands.

Abstract

A new, effective treatment for stroke: the impact and spin-off of endovascular thrombectomy 
Every 15 minutes, someone in the Netherlands is struck by stroke, which is caused by an occluded blood vessel in the brain. This means severe handicap for every second person and death for every tenth. The MR CLEAN trial was the first study worldwide to prove that endovascular thrombectomy not only reopens the blood vessel, but also improves recovery, The investigators have now set up the large, charity- and industry-supported CONTRAST consortium to further improve treatment of acute stroke.

Kees Been
Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc.

Erik van de Berg
AM-Pharma

René Bernards
Qameleon Therapeutics & NKI

Annelien Bredenoord
UMC Utrecht

Carine van den Brink
AXON Lawyers

Danielle Curfs
Chemelot InSciTe
Jenny Dankelman
TU Delft
Diederik Dippel
Erasmus MC

Cornelia van Duijn
Erasmus MC

Lude Franke
UMCG
Thibault Helleputte
DNAlytics
Mark van Houdenhoven
St. Maartenskliniek
Henk Joos
Flanders Bio
Peter de Keizer
Erasmus MC
Tim Knotnerus
AM-Pharma, PRIMER Professionals
Angus Livingstone
Oncode Institute
Travis McCready
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Mirjam Mol
Pivot Park

Barend Mons
DTL & LUMC
Timothy Noël
Eindhoven University of Technology
Jacquelien Noordhoek
Dutch CF Foundation
Violet Petit-Steeghs
Athena Institute
Thomas Plochg
NPHF
Dirk Jan van der Pol
Ordina
Anne Portwich
LSP
Elisabeth van Rossum
Erasmus MC
André van de Sande
Xendo
Marlies Schijven
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Hans Schikan
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Hanneke Schuitemaker
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Marieke Schuurmans
UMC Utrecht
Jacob Seidell
VU
Agaath Sluijter
Medical Delta
Thijs Spigt
Erasmus MC
Marianne van der Steen
Maastricht University
Maarten Steinbuch
Eindhoven University of Technology
Onno van de Stolpe
Galapagos
Werner Verbiest
Janssen Diagnostics
Martine de Vries
LUMC

Edward van Wezel
BioGeneration Ventures

Jan van de Winkel
Genmab

Loek Winter
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Hanneke Heeres
Health~Holland
Caroline Duterloo
Medical Delta
Paul Korte
Janssen
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