Julie Staals

Assistant Professor

Dr Julie Staals is working as a clinical neurologist at Maastricht UMC+. Her specialisation is neurovascular diseases. She has obtained her medical degree at Maastricht University. Afterwards, she did a parallel tract in neurology training and PhD research project, both were finished in 2009. In 2013 she did a short research fellowship at the Brain Research Imaging Center in Edinburgh, UK. Her research focus is on clinical studies in cerebral small vessel disease, mainly the effects of hypertension, the rol of endothelial function, blood-brain barrier and the neurovascular unit, advanced imaging, and the cognitive consequences of this disease. Other clinical research topics are intracerebral haemorrhage and acute stroke treatments.

She is currently involved in:
SVDs@target, a EU Horizon2020 multicenter project on mechanisms in cerebral small vessel disease (www.svds-at-target.eu)

MRCLEAN MED and LATE, acute clinical stroke trials aiming at improving outcome in endovascular treatment (www.contrast-consortium.nl)

 

Department of Neurology
Universiteitssingel 50, 6229 ER Maastricht
PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht

  • 2021
    • van Dinther, M., Schram, M. T., Jansen, J. F. A., Backes, W. H., Houben, A. J. H. M., Berendschot, T. T. J. M., Schalkwijk, C. G., Stehouwer, C. D. A., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., & Staals, J. (2021). Extracerebral microvascular dysfunction is related to brain MRI markers of cerebral small vessel disease: The Maastricht Study. Geroscience. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11357-021-00493-0
    • Schreuder, F. H. B. M., van Nieuwenhuizen, K. M., Hofmeijer, J., Vermeer, S. E., Kerkhoff, H., Zock, E., Luijckx, G. J., Messchendorp, G. P., van Tuijl, J., Bienfait, H. P., Booij, S. J., van den Wijngaard, I. R., Remmers, M. J. M., Schreuder, A. H. C. M. L., Dippel, D. W., Staals, J., Brouwers, P. J. A. M., Wermer, M. J. H., Coutinho, J. M., ... APACHE-AF Trial Investigators (2021). Apixaban versus no anticoagulation after anticoagulation-associated intracerebral haemorrhage in patients with atrial fibrillation in the Netherlands (APACHE-AF): a randomised, open-label, phase 2 trial. Lancet Neurology, 20(11), 907-916. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(21)00298-2
    • Verberne, D. P. J., Ponds, R. W. H. M., Kroese, M. E. A. L., Wijenberg, M. L. M., Barten, D. G., Pasmans, R., Staals, J., & van Heugten, C. M. (2021). Correction to: Long-term psychosocial outcome following mild traumatic brain injury and minor stroke: a direct longitudinal comparison. Journal of Neurology, 268(11), 4404-4405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-021-10741-0
    • Benali, F., van der Leij, C., Staals, J., & van Zwam, W. H. (2021). Use of heparinized saline flush during endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke; a survey of clinical practice in the Netherlands. CVIR Endovascular, 4(1), [76]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42155-021-00264-0
    • Kerkhofs, D., Wong, S. M., Zhang, E., Uiterwijk, R., Hoff, E. I., Jansen, J. F. A., Staals, J., Backes, W. H., & van Oostenbrugge, R. J. (2021). Blood-brain barrier leakage at baseline and cognitive decline in cerebral small vessel disease: a 2-year follow-up study. Geroscience, 43(4), 1643-1652. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11357-021-00399-x
    • Weaver, N. A., Kuijf, H. J., Aben, H. P., Abrigo, J., Bae, H. J., Barbay, M., Best, J. G., Bordet, R., Chappell, F. M., Chen, C. P. L. H., Dondaine, T., van der Giessen, R. S., Godefroy, O., Gyanwali, B., Hamilton, O. K. L., Hilal, S., Wajer, I. M. C. H., Kang, Y., Kappelle, L. J., ... Biessels, G. J. (2021). Strategic infarct locations for post-stroke cognitive impairment: a pooled analysis of individual patient data from 12 acute ischaemic stroke cohorts. Lancet Neurology, 20(6), 448-459. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(21)00060-0
    • Wardlaw, J. M., Debette, S., Jokinen, H., De Leeuw, F-E., Pantoni, L., Chabriat, H., Staals, J., Doubal, F., Rudilosso, S., Eppinger, S., Schilling, S., Ornello, R., Enzinger, C., Cordonnier, C., Taylor-Rowan, M., & Lindgren, A. G. (2021). ESO Guideline on covert cerebral small vessel disease. European Stroke Journal, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.1177/23969873211027002
    • Verberne, D. P. J., Ponds, R. W. H. M., Kroese, M. E. A. L., Wijenberg, M. L. M., Barten, D. G., Pasmans, R., Staals, J., & van Heugten, C. M. (2021). Long-term psychosocial outcome following mild traumatic brain injury and minor stroke: a direct longitudinal comparison. Journal of Neurology, 268(6), 2132-2140. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-020-10385-6
    • Langezaal, L. C. M., van der Hoeven, E. J. R. J., Mont'Alverne, F. J. A., de Carvalho, J. J. F., Lima, F. O., Dippel, D. W. J., van der Lugt, A., Lo, R. T. H., Boiten, J., Lycklama a Nijeholt, G. J., Staals, J., van Zwam, W. H., Nederkoorn, P. J., Majoie, C. B. L. M., Gerber, J. C., Mazighi, M., Piotin, M., Zini, A., Vallone, S., ... BASICS Study Group (2021). Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Due to Basilar-Artery Occlusion. New England Journal of Medicine, 384(20), 1910-1920. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa2030297
    • Benali, F., Hinsenveld, W. H., van der Leij, C., Roozenbeek, B., van de Graaf, R. A., Staals, J., Lingsma, H. F., van der Lugt, A., Majoie, C. B. M., van Zwam, W. H., MR, C. L. E. A. N., & MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2021). Effect of Heparinized Flush Concentration on Safety and Efficacy During Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Results from the MR CLEAN Registry. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, 44(5), 750-755. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00270-020-02726-9