prof. dr. ir. G.J. (Bart) Verkerke

Professor in BioMedical Product Development

prof. dr. ir. G.J. (Bart) Verkerke
E-mail:
g.j.verkerke umcg.nl

Research

Research interests

Prof. Dr. G.J. (Bart) Verkerke (male) is professor in BioMedical Product Development at both the University Medical Center Groningen and University of Twente. He is technical-scientific director of  SPRINT, a Dutch Center of Research Excellence, focusing on mobility of elderly. An important aspect of SPRINT is user and industrial involvement in all projects from the early start. Research interests are biomechanics and the methodical design of medical products, including teamwork± how to work together with many different disciplines in an efficient and effective way. He is also Director of the Groningen Biomedical Engineering master’s curriculum.

He has ample experience in leading large international projects (EU FP7, Eureka). He is member of the working group A2 of EIP-AHA (European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing). He has many industrial contacts, is board member of ESEM (European Society for Engineering and Medicine) and Councilor of the European Alliance of Medical and Biomedical Engineering Societies (EAMBES). He owns 12 patents, realized more than 160 publications, and 40 book chapters, and realized grants for in total 17 M Euro. 

Publications
  1. Pulmonary versus aortic pressure behavior of a bovine pericardial valve

    Pragt, H., van Melle, J. P., Verkerke, G. J., Mariani, M. A. & Ebels, T., Mar-2020, In : JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. 159, 3, p. 1051-1059.e1 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  2. A novel method for determining the Femoral-Tibial Angle of Knee Osteoarthritis on X-ray radiographs: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative

    Wahyuningrum, R. T., Purnama, I. K. E., Verkerke, G. J., van Ooijen, P. M. A. & Purnomo, M. H., Aug-2020, In : Heliyon. 6, 8, 11 p., e04433.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  3. Insole for reducing peak pressures under a foot

    Reints, R., Hijmans, J. M., Verkerke, G. J. & Postema, K., 19-Mar-2020, Patent No. WO2020055238, 15-Aug-2019, Priority date 12-Sep-2018

    Research output: Patent

  4. Wearable device and method for delivering intravenous solution

    Verkerke, G. J., Heintzen, M. J. & Weijermans, N. A., 16-Jan-2020, Patent No. WO2020013691, 10-Jul-2019, Priority date 11-Jul-2018

    Research output: Patent

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Press / Media
  1. SPRINT newsletter

    Bart Verkerke

    01/02/201901/11/2019

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement ActivitiesProfessional

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Activities
  1. ISRN Rehabilitation (Journal)

    Gijsbertus Verkerke (Editorial board member)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityProfessional

  2. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Health Science (Journal)

    Gijsbertus Verkerke (Editorial board member)
    2009 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityProfessional

  3. International journal of artificial organs (Journal)

    Gijsbertus Verkerke (Editorial board member)
    2009 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityProfessional

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Prizes
  1. Poster price

    Bart Verkerke (Recipient) & Roy Reints (Recipient), 2019

    PrizeProfessional

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