Marcel Olde Rikkert

Cover of my recently published book: "Stay Young & Get Older" Thoeris, 2015.

Marcel Olde Rikkert

This website will give you concise information on:

Who am I?

What did I do so far?


- Patient care
- Research & development
-Teaching
-
Management

What can I do for you?

Latest news:

Book: "Jong Blijven & Oud Worden",
published by Thoeris A'dam May 2015.

De Volkskrant commented (May 23, 2015):

"Olde Rikkert pakt het onderwerp op ludieke wijze aan in een boek dat de vaart erin houdt" "Hij kiest voor fijne invalshoeken: van doping in bed tot de kunst van het leren verliezen" (Ellen de Visser)

Zie: www.facebook.com/OudNieuwsFestival a festival report on aging, against ageism, developed together with artist Sven Hoekstra and ProjectYou.

May 2015, Neurology published our trial on THC (Namisol), which resulted also in important societal impact in lay-press.

 

Dec 3rd 2014: dr Aisha van Meel-van den Abeelen, PhD student of our department received a cum laude for her thesis & defense of her groundbreaking research work on cerebrovascular autoregulation.

June 2014: our interneship was granted the INTERNSHIP OF THE YEAR PRIZE, which evidences our dedication to teaching.

20 Dec 2013: I got appointed as one of the first seven Principal Clinicians of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre who should lead innovation in patient care, and patient care related research!

 

 

 

Image of the employees of the dept Geriatrics who were present at the 25th anniversary ceremony of the department at 29th sept 2013.

Lay press on THC for dementia related neuropsychiatric symptoms

 

Radboudumc in het nieuws

 

 

CANNABIS-EXTRACT   PILLS 'NOT EFFECTIVE' FOR DEMENTIA SYMPTOMS

UK Government News, May 14, 2015 Thursday 12:28 PM EST

LONDON, May 14 -- National Health Service issued the following   health news: "Cannabis pills 'do not help dementia sufferers',"   reports The Daily Telegraph. Previous research suggested one of the active   ingredients in cannabis - tetrahydrocannabinol...

 

 

Montana:   Cannabis might not cause psychosis, but it doesn't cure dementia

European Union News, May 14, 2015 Thursday

Clear Cannabis law Reform UK has issued the following news   release: Reports have started flooding in that research into the effects of   cannabis on dementia sufferers is deemed to be ineffective, the same week   that research suggest that cannabis mi...

 

 

Cannabis-extract   pills 'not effective' for dementia symptoms

European Union News, May 14, 2015 Thursday

Clear Cannabis law Reform UK has issued the following news   release: "Cannabis pills 'do not help dementia sufferers'," reports   The Daily Telegraph. Previous research suggested one of the active   ingredients in cannabis – tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)...

 

 

CANNABIS-EXTRACT   PILLS FOR DEMENTIA SHOW POOR RESULTS

States News Service, May 14, 2015 Thursday

The following information was released by the National Health   Service (NHS) of the United Kingdom: "Cannabis pills 'do not help   dementia sufferers'," reports The Daily Telegraph. Previous research   suggested one of the active ingredients in cannabis...

 

 

Nieuw   medicijn polycysteuze leverziekten

ZIEKENHUISNL, 2015-05-15T00:26:20+01:00

Nieuw medicijn polycysteuze leverziekten Nieuw medicijn   polycysteuze leverziekten vrijdag 15 mei 2015 | Bron: Radboudumc.nl Er is een   nieuwe behandeling mogelijk van polycysteuze leverziekten  met   medicijnen, in plaats van met een operatie. Tom ...

 

 

Pot   Pill Doesn't Lessen Dementia Symptoms (CME /CE)

MEDPAGE, 2015-05-14T21:51:33+01:00

A low-dose "pot pill" wasn't effective at mitigating symptoms of dementia, researchers reported. In a randomized controlled trial, patients who were taking either placebo or oral tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, Namisol) had similar reductions in neuropsyc..

 

 

Medical   marijuana might not help ease symptoms of dementia

THE VERGE, 2015-05-14T03:17:56+01:00

Science Medical marijuana might not help ease symptoms of   dementia By Adi Robertson on May 13, 2015 07:13 pm @thedextriarchy 6 Of all   the reasons to reform medical marijuana laws, one of them is a little   counter-intuitive:  we don't actually kno..

 

 

Cannabis-extract   pills 'not effective' for dementia symptoms

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, 2015-05-14T20:40:59+01:00

THC can trigger both pleasant and unpleasant sensations   "Cannabis pills 'do not help dementia sufferers'," reports The   Daily Telegraph. Previous research suggested one of the active ingredients in   cannabis – tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

 

 

DWDD   university ‘Het Brein’ – deel 3

KENNISLINK, 2015-05-14T17:55:27+01:00

donderdag 14 mei 2015 Dit is een publicatie van Kennislink DWDD   University ‘Het Brein’ – deel 3 Laat je bijspijkeren over je hersenen door   professor Erik Scherder ‘Waar zit de aanknop van ons brein? Wat gebeurt er   precies bij een coma?’ Deze vrag

 

 

Medical   Marijuana Pill May Not Be Effective in Treating Behavioral Symptoms of   Dementia

Targeted News Service, May 13, 2015 Wednesday 3:40 AM EST

The American Academy of Neurology issued the following news   release: A new study suggests that medical marijuana pills may not help treat   behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, pacing and wandering.   The research is published in the May...

 

 

Danville   Regional Health System; 'Medical Marijuana' Pill Falls Short in Dementia   Study 13 May 2015

News Bites - Private Companies, May 14, 2015 Thursday

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- So-called medical   marijuana pills may not ease the common behavioral symptoms that affect   people with dementia, a small study suggests. In a trial of 50 dementia   patients, researchers found that pills con...

 

 

Stoughton   Hospital: 'Medical Marijuana' Pill Falls Short in Dementia Study 13 May 2015

News Bites - Private Companies, May 14, 2015 Thursday

So-called medical marijuana pills may not ease the common   behavioral symptoms that affect people with dementia, a small study suggests.   In a trial of 50 dementia patients, researchers found that pills containing   the main active ingredient in mariju...

 

 

Dementia:   cannabis is no help

The Daily Telegraph (London), May 14, 2015 Thursday

CANNABIS pills may not be effective in treating the behavioural   symptoms of dementia, suggests new research. Symptoms such as aggression,   pacing and wandering are not helped by medical marijuana pills, according to   research.

 

 

Oud   nieuws festival in De lindenberg

De Nijmegenaar, 16 mei 2015 zaterdag

Oud nieuws festival in De lindenberg Nijmegen - In de Lindenberg   vindt op 21 mei het ‘Oud Nieuws’ festival plaats. Kunstenaars en deskundigen   presenteren er voor jonge mensen de veelzijdigheid van ouderdom. Onder meer   singer-songwriter Michael Prins...

 

 

met   hart en ziel voor marikenloop

De Nijmegenaar, 16 mei 2015 zaterdag

Nog even traint Laurène André alleen in het Goffertpark. Zondag   start zij samen met moeder en zus aan de dertiende editie van De Marikenloop.   foto Jimmy Israël ‘Ik heb aan alle edi...

 

 

MEDICAL   MARIJUANA PILL MAY NOT BE EFFECTIVE IN TREATING BEHAVIORAL SYMPTOMS OF   DEMENTIA

States News Service, May 13, 2015 Wednesday

The following information was released by the American Academy   of Neurology (AAN): A new study suggests that medical marijuana pills may not   help treat behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, pacing and   wandering. The research is publi...

 

 

Medical   Marijuana Pill Falls Short: Dementia Study

SCIENCE BLOGS, 2015-05-14T03:41:46+01:00

Medical Marijuana Pill Falls Short: Dementia Study Researchers had hoped to ease anxiety, agitation and wandering WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- So-called medical marijuana pills...

 

 

Cannabis   pills 'do not help dementia sufferers'; It had been thought chemicals   contained within can...

telegraph.co.uk, May 13, 2015 Wednesday 9:23 PM GMT

Cannabis pills may not be effective in treating the behavioural   symptoms of dementia, new research suggests. The study suggests that medical   marijuana pills may not help treat dementia symptoms such as aggression,   pacing and wandering.

 

 

Geen   alcohol tot achttien?

EOS WETENSCHAP, 2015-05-13T12:49:06+01:00

Geen alcohol tot achttien? Artikel | 13 mei, 2015 - 9:52 Steeds   meer jongeren doen aan 'bingedrinken’, met potentieel kwalijke gevolgen -   vooral voor meisjes .   De cijfers over het drinkgedrag komen uit een   nieuwe studie die de Organisati..

 

 

Festival   biedt ‘jong’ frisse kijk op ‘oud’

De Brug Nijmegen, 13 mei 2015 woensdag

‘ouderen zijn allesbehalve ‘oud nieuws’ Festival biedt ‘jong’   frisse kijk op ‘oud’ ‘Oud Nieuws’ festival in De Lindenberg