Dr. Dominique van den Heuvel

Position:
  • Assistant Professor
Expertise:
  • Neuropsychological diagnostics and interventions; brain damage; aging; MRI


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 6697
E-Mail: dmheuvel@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Psychologie, Gezondheids, Medische- Neuropsychologie
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2A15


Dominique van den Heuvel (1974) completed her Master in Psychology in 2000 at the University of Utrecht. From 2001-2005 she was working at the Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC) as a neuropsychologist and PhD student. In 2005 she received her PhD. Her dissertation was entitled: “a longitudinal study on causes and consequences of white matter hyperintensities in the elderly”. In 2005 she worked at the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Aging, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Demography). In 2008 she was registered as professional health-care psychologist (BIG-registration).

Ancillary Positions

(Neuro)psychologist at the Rijnlands Revalidatie Centrum (RRC) (2007-present)

Publications

  • ten Dam VH, van den Heuvel DM, de Craen AJ et al. Decline in total cerebral blood flow is linked with increase of periventricular but not deep white matter hyperintensities. Radiology. 2007 Feb;243:198-103
  • van den Heuvel DM, ten Dam VH, de Craen AJ et al. Measuring longitudinal white matter changes: comparison of a visual rating scale with a volumetric measurement. AJNR Am J Neuroradiology. 2006 apr;27(4):875-8.
  • van den Heuvel DM, ten Dam VH, de Craen AJ  et al. Increase in periventricular white matter hyperintensities parallels decline in mental processing speed in a non-demented elderly population. J. Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2006 Feb;77(2):149-53.
  • Admiraal-Behloul F,  van den Heuvel DM, Olofsen H, van Osch MJ, van der Grond J, van Buchem MA, Reiber JH. Fully automatic segmentation of white matter hyperintensities in MR images of the elderly. Neuroimage. 2005 Nov 15;28(3):607-17.
  • ten Dam VH, Box FM, de Craen AJ, van den Heuvel DM et al. Lack of effect of pravastatin on cerebral blood flow or parenchymal volume loss in elderly at risk for vascular disease. Stroke. 2005 Aug;36(8):1633-6.
  • van den Heuvel DM, ten Dam VH (equal contribution), van Buchem MA et al. Effect of pravastatin on progression of ischemic lesions in the brain. The PROSPER MRI Study. Neurology. 2005 May 24; 64(10):1807-1809.
  • van den Heuvel DM, Admiraal-Behloul F, ten Dam VH et al. Different progression rates for deep white matter hyperintensities in elderly men and women. Neurology. 2004 Nov 9;63(9):1699-701.
  • van den Heuvel DM, van der Flier WM, Bollen EL, van Buchem MA, Middelkoop HA. Hippocampal volume and cognition in geriatric depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2001 Jul 1;50(1):68-9.
  • van der Flier WM, van den Heuvel DM, Weverling-Rijnsburger AW et al. Cognitive decline in AD and mild cognitive impairment is associated with global brain damage. Neurology. 2002 Sep 24;59(6):874-9.
  • van der Flier WM, van den Heuvel DM, Weverling-Rijnsburger AW et al. Magnetization transfer imaging in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer’s disease. Ann Neurol. 2002 Jul;52(1):62-7.
     

Last Modified: 14-01-2016