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Ph.D. Han BRUNNER Head, Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen; Head, Department of Clinical Genetics MUMC+, Maastricht

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1988 Staff member, Department of Human Genetics (Section Clinical Genetics), Nijmegen Medical Centre, Radboud University
1993 Ph.D. Thesis (title: Genetic Studies in Myotonic Dystrophy)
1998 Appointed as Full Professor of Human Genetics and Head of the Department of Human Genetics at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Memberships

President European Society of Human Genetics, 2013-2014
Member of the Board of Directors American Society Human Genetics, 2013-2016
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the KNAW Hubrecht lab, Utrecht, since 2012
Co-chairman Diagnostics, International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC), since 2012

Publications

Brunner H.G., Nelen M., Breakefield X.O., Ropers H.H., van Oost B.A.: Abnormal behavior associated with a point mutation in the structural gene for monoamine oxidase A. Science 262, 1993, 578-580
Vissers L.E., de Ligt J., Gilissen C., Janssen I., Steehouwer M., de Vries P., van Lier B., Arts P., Wieskamp N., del Rosario M., van Bon B.W., Hoischen A., de Vries B.B., Brunner H.G., Veltman J.A.: A de novo paradigm for mental retardation, Nat Genet, 42, 2010, 1109-1112
de Ligt J., Willemsen M.H., van Bon B.W., Kleefstra T., Yntema H.G., Kroes T., Vulto-van Silfhout A.T., Koolen D.A., de Vries P., Gilissen C., Del Rosario M., Hoischen A., Scheffer H., de Vries B.B., Brunner H.G., Veltman J.A., Vissers L.E., Diagnostic Exome Sequencing in Persons with Severe Intellectual Disability, N Engl J Med. 367, 2012, 1921-1929
Gilissen C., Hehir-Kwa J.Y., Thung D.T., van de Vorst M., van Bon B.W., Willemsen M.H., Kwint M., Janssen I.M., Hoischen A., Schenck A., Leach R., Klein R., Tearle R., Bo T., Pfundt R., Yntema H.G., de Vries B.B., Kleefstra T., Brunner H.G., Vissers L.E., Veltman J.A.: Genome sequencing identifies major causes of severe intellectual disability, Nature, 2014

Awards

Elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, 2013
Knight in the order of the Dutch Lion, 2013
Elected member of Academia Europea, 2012
Ben ter Haar prize of the Clinical Genetics Society of the Netherlands, 1995