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Jaap Kappelle

Full Professor

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Biography

Jaap Kappelle was registered as a clinical neurologist in 1988. He obtained his PhD degree in Utrecht (1990) with Jan van Gijn. He carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA (1991) and the John P. Robarts Research Institute, London (Ontario) Canada (1998). He was appointed assistant professor at the University Utrecht in 1988, associate professor in 1994 and full professor in 2000.  He is former head of the department of cerebrovascular diseases of the University Medical Centre (UMC) Utrecht (2011-2020). As of 2020 he has been appointed medicale safety officer of the UMCU.

His research is embedded in the research lines 'Circulatory Health' and 'Brain' of the UMCU in close collaboration with the departments of neurosurgery, radiology, vascular medicine, vascular surgery, rehabilitation, clinical epidemiology, primary health care and neuropsychology. His current line of research concerns stroke, in particular the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of patients with TIA or ischaemic stroke. As part of his research activities he is member of steering committees of reserrch programs embedded in 'Cardio-Vasculair Onderzoek Nederland' and serves as expert adjucation panelmeber of several clinical trials.

He is founding president of the Dutch Neurovascular Society. He is a member of the education committee if the Dutch Neurological Society and Dutch delegate for stroke of the European Association of Neurology. Besides his regular education duties in the UMC Utrecht, he is member of the board of supervisors of the Medical student Societÿ 'MSFU SAMS)

Jaap Kappelle is member elect of the European Stroke Council, the World Stroke Organisation and premium professional silver heart memeber  of the American Heart Associatiuon. He holds also memberships of the Dutch Society of Neurology, the Dutch Vascular Society, the European Association of Neurology, the Royal Dutch Association of Medicine and the Dutch Society of Medical Litigation Assessments.

He serves as neutral expert for different courts, insurance companies and health care organisations. 

Research line

Cerebrovascular diseases

publications

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Recent publications

Association between lower extremity arterial calcification and coronary arterial calcification in a population at increased risk of cardiovascular disease Romain Meer, Anna G. Hoek, Emma J. Bouman, Teddo Doesburg, Petra J.M. Elders, P. A. de Jong, Joline Beulens, M. J. Cramer, H. M. Nathoe, M. G. van der Meer, G. J. de Borst, M. Teraa, M. L. Bots, M. van Smeden, M. H. Emmelot-Vonk, P. A. de Jong, A. T. Lely, N. P. van der Kaaij, L. J. Kappelle, Y. M. Ruigrok, M. C. Verhaar, J. A.N. Dorresteijn, F. L.J. Visseren,
BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, 2024, vol. 12
Temporal Trends and Determinants of Stroke Risk in Patients With Medically Treated Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Michiel H F Poorthuis, Yoel Solomon, Reinier A R Herings, Frank L J Visseren, L Jaap Kappelle, Michiel L Bots, Ina Rissanen, Gert J de Borst
Stroke, 2023, vol. 54, p.1735-1749
Twenty-four hour blood pressure variability and the prevalence and the progression of cerebral white matter hyperintensities Naomi Lp Starmans, Frank J Wolters, Annebet E Leeuwis, Esther E Bron, Hans-Peter Brunner La Rocca, Julie Staals, Geert Jan Biessels, L Jaap Kappelle,
Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 2023, vol. 43, p.801-811
Safety and technical efficacy of early minimally invasive endoscopy-guided surgery for intracerebral haemorrhage Lotte Sondag, Floris H.B.M. Schreuder, Sjoert A.H. Pegge, Jonathan Coutinho, Diederik W.J. Dippel, Paula M. Janssen, W. Peter Vandertop, Hieronymus D. Boogaarts, Ruben Dammers, Catharina J.M. Klijn, Floris H.B.M. Schreuder, Jelis Boiten, Paul J.A.M. Brouwers, Jonathan Coutinho, M. Heleen den Hertog, Paula M. Janssen, Wilmar M.T. Jolink, L. Jaap Kappelle, Kuan H. Kho, Radboud W. Koot, Paul L.M. de Kort, Wouter A. Moojen, Dharmin Nanda, Onno P.M. Teernstra, Bram van der Pol, Inger R. de Ridder, Marieke J.H. Wermer, Albert van der Zwan, W. Peter Vandertop, Hieronymus D. Boogaarts, Ruben Dammers, Dana Holl, Anil Can,
Acta Neurochirurgica, 2023, vol. 165, p.1585-1596
Sex Differences in Poststroke Cognitive Impairment Lieza G Exalto, Nick A Weaver, Hugo J Kuijf, Hugo P Aben, Hee-Joon Bae, Jonathan G Best, Régis Bordet, Christopher P L H Chen, Ruben S van der Giessen, Olivier Godefroy, Bibek Gyanwali, Olivia K L Hamilton, Saima Hilal, Irene M C Huenges Wajer, Jonguk Kim, L Jaap Kappelle, Beom Joon Kim, Sebastian Köhler, Paul L M de Kort, Peter J Koudstaal, Jae-Sung Lim, Stephen D J Makin, Vincent C T Mok, Robert J van Oostenbrugge, Martine Roussel, Julie Staals, Maria Del C Valdés-Hernández, Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian, Frans R J Verhey, Joanna M Wardlaw, David J Werring, Xin Xu, Martine J E van Zandvoort, J Matthijs Biesbroek, Francesca M Chappell, Geert Jan Biessels
Stroke, 2023, vol. 54, p.2296-2303
Ischemic stroke recurrence and mortality in different imaging phenotypes of ischemic cerebrovascular disease Carlo Lucci, Ina Rissanen, Pim A de Jong, L Jaap Kappelle, Jeroen Hendrikse, Mirjam I Geerlings
European Stroke Journal, 2023, vol. 8, p.522-531