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Welcome to the Center for Medical Genetics
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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Contact

Information about lab tests:
+32-9-332 24 77

Information about consultations:
+32-9-332 36 03

Events

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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News

New postal address

18 January 2018

Please note, our postal address has been changed from De Pintelaan 185 - 9000 Gent to C. Heymanslaan 10 - 9000 Gent...

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Nieuwe richtlijnen BelMolGen

12 October 2017

Recent gaf de BelMolGen werkgroep van de BeSHG enkele minimale richtlijnen (Download) uit inzake variant classficatie met tot doel het uniformiseren van de classificatie over de verschillende Belgische genetische centra en laboratoria. ...

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Quality control of digital PCR assays and platforms

16 August 2017

Digital polymerase chain reaction (digital PCR, dPCR) is a direct nucleic acid quantification method, thus requiring no standard curves unlike quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR). Nevertheless, evaluation of the linear dynamic range, accuracy, and precision of an assay or platform is recommended, as there are several potential causes of important non-linearity, bias, and imprecision. Ignoring the...

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Long Noncoding RNA Expression Profiling in Normal B-Cell Subsets and Hodgkin Lymphoma Reveals Hodgkin and Reed-Sternberg Cell-Specific Long Noncoding RNAs.

09 June 2017

AbstractHodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a malignancy of germinal center (GC) B-cell origin. To explore the role of long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) in HL, we studied lncRNA expression patterns in normal B-cell subsets, HL cell lines, and tissues. Naive and memory B cells showed a highly similar lncRNA expression pattern, distinct from GC-B cells. Significant differential expression bet...

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