Jacobus J. van Hilten

Jacobus J. van Hilten is a Professor in movement disorder neurology at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). He is a member of the Movement Disorders Society (MDS) and Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. He has participated in international task forces in PD to critique and evaluate existing assessment instruments (MDS-UPDRS) as well as in the Parkinson's disease common data element working group of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke . He was the scientific director of the national government funded TREND research consortium (2004 –2012), which had a focus on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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Impaired Inhibitory Force Feedback in Fixed Dystonia
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a multifactorial disorder associated with an aberrant host response to tissue injury. About 25% of CRPS patients suffer poorly understood involuntary sustained muscle contractions associated with dysfunctional reflexes that result in abnormal postures (fixed... Read more