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Research Department of Genetics
University Medical Center Groningen

Cisca Wijmenga awarded 2019 European Society of Human Genetics award

20 June 2019
Cisc Wijmenga receiving 2019 ESHG Award

On 18 June 2019, department Prof Cisca Wijmenga was awarded the 2019 European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) award during the annual ESHG conference. The award recognizes her ground-breaking work using systems genetics to interrogate and understand complex diseases such as coeliac disease and type 2 diabetes. Her research and its impact were acknowleged as crucial breakthroughs in the field of human genetics.

Interview with Cisca at the ESHG website.

Last modified:24 June 2019 2.37 p.m.

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