George W.A.M. Padberg, MD, is head of the award-winning Department of Neurology and Chairman of the Neuro Sensory Cluster of UMC St. Radboud and a renowned expert in the field of neuromuscular diseases. He combines a great academic production with specialized patient care as well as a mode of governance that have helped many students become leading scientists. Dr. Padberg regularly gives lectures and advice to members of the patient organization for people with muscular dystrophy, the Netherlands Association of Neuromuscular Diseases. He is a reviewer for the leading international journals in the field of neurology.