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Sharing knowledge, expertise and research to advance the field of hand surgery

The Story of the BROASE-research group

Sharing knowledge, expertise and research to advance the field of hand surgery
The BROASE-Research Group is an international collaboration which develops education, clinical and research possibilities to enhance hand surgery globally.

BROASE is derived from the founding partners: Birmingham-Russia-Rotterdam-Australia-Singapore-Edinburgh. However the collaboration expanded in the meanwhile with other hand surgery departments, which have a similar vision: Advancing Hand Surgery by sharing knowledge, expertise and research.

BROASE-Research Group has a strong collaboration with the Hand Wrist Study Group and with the HAPPEN Research Group

First BROASE PhD student will start end of 2020, beginning of 2021.

The mission of the BROASE-research group

  • Joint hand surgery education activities 
  • Joint hand surgery research activities
  • Exchange of academic and educational resources among the group members for the improvement of the quality of hand surgery globally.
  • Facilitate and encourage the exchange of postgraduate students, PhD candidates, residents and hand surgeonsbetween the groups. 

THE TEAM

Dr. J. Michiel Zuidam

Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Dr. Vaikunthan Rajaratnam

Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery Service
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

Dr. Dominic Power

Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Department
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Birmingham
United Kingdom

Dr. Ruud Selles

Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Dr. Paul van Minnen

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department
Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
Australia

Dr. Wee Lam

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department
St John’s Hospital
Scotland, UK

Dr. Georgiy Nazaryan

Moscow City Clinical Hospital
Department of Hand and Microsurgery
Moscow, Russian Federation

Dr. Michael McCleave

Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Plastic Surgeo, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, Australia

DR. Liron Duraku

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

DR. Caroline A. Hundepool

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands