Meet our experts

AGDx Amsterdam Laboratory of Genome Diagnostics

Laboratory Head

Prof. Dr. Marcel Mannens

Section head Cytogenetics

Dr. Lia Knegt

Laboratory Manager

Dr. Jet Bliek – General Lab Flow

Clinical Molecular Geneticists

Dr. Mariel Alders – Segmental overgrowth; Vascular malformations/lymphedema; WES
Prof. Arthur Bergen – Ophtalmogenetics
Dr. Henny Bikker – Arrhytmia; Arthrogryposis; Fragile X syndrome; Hyper- and hypothyroidism
Dr. Ralph Florijn – Ophtalmogenetics
Dr. Silvana van Koningsbruggen – Developmental disorders & congenital disorders; Muscle disorders; Metabolic neurodegenerative disorders
Dr. Ronald Lekanne dit Deprez – Cardiac disease; Fabry disease
Dr. Mahdi Motazacker – Intellectual disability; Dyslipidemia; Orphan diseases
Dr. Bert Redeker – Cancer genetics
Dr. Fred van Ruissen – Neurogenetics
Dr. Joep Defesche – Dyslipidemia
Dr. Paola Lombardi – Rare diseases; Imprinting disorders; Cadiac diseases
Dr. Linda Zuurbier – Dyslipidemia;

Cytogeneticists

Dr. Anne Marie van der Kevie-Kersemaekers – Tumor; Post- and prenatal
Dr. Clemens Mellink – CBA; FISH; ACGH & SNP-A, TP53 mutation
Dr. Abeltje Polstra
Dr. A.J.A. Kooper

DNA laboratory for Genetic Metabolic Diseases, Amsterdam UMC-AMC

Laboratory Head

Prof. Dr. Hans Waterham

Biochemical Geneticists

Dr. Sacha Ferdinandusse – Inborn errors; Metabolism
Dr. Merel Ebberink- Inborn errors; Metabolism
Dr. André van Kuilenburg- Inborn errors; Metabolism

Laboratory for Genome Diagnostics, Amsterdam UMC-VUmc

Laboratory Head

Dr. E.A. Sistermans

Section head Cytogenetics

Dr. S. Bohla

Laboratory Manager

Bianca Heijdra – General lab flow

Clinical Molecular Geneticists

Dr. J.J.P. Gille
Dr. A. Maugeri
Dr. R.M.L. Vervenne
Dr. M.M. Weiss
Dr. E. Boon

Cytogeneticists

Dr. P. Poddighe
Dr. A. Polstra
Dr. E. Voorhoeve

 

Our laboratories are JCI and RvA (Dutch accreditation Council) NEN-ISO 15189 (RvA M174) accredited.