Marianne de Visser, MD,
Medical School: University of Amsterdam (1975).
Residency: Academic Hospital of the University of Amsterdam (1980)
PhD Thesis 1981: Becker muscular dystrophy: a neurological, cardiological and computed tomographic study.
Academic Position: Neurologist, Professor of Neuromuscular Diseases since 1993, Academic Medical Centre (AMC), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Leadership title: Head of the AMC Neuromuscular Group Other appointment: Member of the Governing Board of The Netherlands Organisation of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) (since 2010) Clinical and research interests:
- Inflammatory myopathies
- Hereditary neuropathies
- Motor neuron disease
- Post polio syndrome
Publications: (co)author of more than 200 scientific papers and 30 book chapters.
She serves on the editorial board of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery and Neuromuscular Disorders.
She is honorary member of the patient association ‘Spierziekten Nederland’ (2000) and honorary member of the Gaetano Conti Academy (2000).