Prof. dr. Odile van den Heuvel, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist and professor of neuropsychiatry

Odile A. van den Heuvel is psychiatrist and professor of neuropsychiatry at the department of anatomy and neurosciences and psychiatry at Amsterdam UMC/VUmc. Odile is program leader of the program Compulsivity, Impulsivity and Attention and chair of the Science Committee at Amsterdam Neuroscience.

As psychiatrist her main focus in clinical work is neuropsychiatry with specific focus on the neuropsychiatric disorders in Parkinson’s disease. Her research focuses on the mechanisms underlying cognitive, emotional and behavioral disturbances in both mental disorders (e.g. obsessive-compulsive disorder and related anxiety and neurodevelopmental disorders) and neurological disorders (e.g. Parkinson’s disease). Translation between bed and bench is central to understand psychopathology and to develop innovative treatments.

Contact information

Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Anatomy & Neurosciences
De Boelelaan 1108
P.O. Box 7057, 1007 MB
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Visiting location: Human and Life Sciences Building (O2, 13 W55)
Tel +31 (0)20-4448040 / +31 (0)20 444 5900