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The Center for Medical Genetics Ghent has three main objectives: medical services, research and education. We provide our expertise for the diagnosis and care of patients with hereditary diseases.
We strive for a better understanding of these hereditary diseases and translate this knowledge in education in a variety of disciplines.

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f-TALES workshop 26-27 APRIL Leuven - Genomic Medicine

26 April 2018 - 12:00am

Genomic Medicine is a rapidly developing science-driven approach to health care. It potentially holds great benefits for patients, clinicians, heal

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Zebrafish type I collagen mutants faithfully recapitulate human type I collagenopathies.

10 August 2018

AbstractThe type I collagenopathies are a group of heterogeneous connective tissue disorders, that are caused by mutations in the genes encoding type I collagen and include specific forms of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). These disorders present with a broad disease spectrum and large clinical variability of whi...

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Biallelic B3GALT6 mutations cause spondylodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

05 July 2018

Biallelic B3GALT6 mutations cause spondylodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Authors:Van Damme T, Pang X, Guillemyn B, Gulberti S, Syx D, De Rycke R, Kaye O,de Die-Smulders CEM, Pfundt R, Kariminejad A, Nampoothiri S, Pierquin G, Bulk S, Larson AA, Chatfield KC, Simon M, Legrand ...

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International Symposium on the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes

19 June 2018

When: 26th - 29th of September 2018 Where: The Oude Vismijn, in the historic city center of Ghent Website: More Information: International Symposium EDS...

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PhD fellowship vacancy in pediatric oncology

05 June 2018

PhD fellowship vacancy in pediatric oncology "Therapy response monitoring in pediatric cancer basket trial patients" The position: The cancer research team at the Center for Medical Genetics ( (supervised by prof. dr. ir. Jo Vandesompele, prof. dr. Tom Van Maerke...

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