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Institute of Human Genetics


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Bernhard Horsthemke

Director:

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Horsthemke

E-Mail:

bernhard.horsthemke@uk-essen.de

Office:

Stefanie Becker, Dagmar Förster, Elke Schu

Phone:

+49 (0) 201-723-45 60 + 61

Fax:

+49 (0) 201-723-59 00

Homepage:

 

http://www.hg.uni-due.de

 

Focus areas

The Institute's services include diagnostics and genetic counseling in the fields of syndromal diseases, chromosomal aberrations, hereditary cancer susceptibility, mental retardation, congenital deformities, congenital metabolic disorders, congenital muscular disorders, and pregnancy loss.

 

Special consultations

  • Retinoblastoma
  • Clarification of developmental delays/deformities of unknown origin (syndromal disease, unspecific mental retardation)

 

Fields of Research

Genetic basis of deformities and hereditary tumors

 

Staff

There are 1.5 positions for physicians specializing in human genetics