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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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DNA methylation profiling of primary neuroblastoma tumors using methyl-CpG-binding domain sequencing.

10 February 2016

Abstract: Comprehensive genome-wide DNA methylation studies in neuroblastoma (NB), a childhood tumor that originates from precursor cells of the sympathetic nervous system, are scarce. Recently, we profiled the DNA methylome

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A Nonsense Mutation in FAM161A Is a Recurrent Founder Allele in Dutch and Belgian Individuals With Autosomal Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa

03 February 2016

PURPOSE: To identify mutations in FAM161A underlying autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa (arRP) in the Dutch and Belgian populations and to investigate whether common FAM161A-associated phenotypic features could be iden

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Expanding the clinical and mutational spectrum of the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, dermatosparaxis type

21 January 2016

AbstractPURPOSE: The Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), dermatosparaxis type, is a recessively inherited connective tissue disorder caused by deficient activity of ADAMTS-2, an enzyme that cleaves the aminoterminal prope

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Editors of Blood Select the Top 10 Manuscripts of 2015

21 December 2015

Congratulations to Joni Van der Meulen en co, her UTX paper is in the top 10 of Blood 201.More information

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