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University Medical Center Groningen

Irene van Langen, MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Genetics
Prof Irene van Langen

MD: University of Amsterdam, 1991
Specialism: Trained as clinical geneticist at AMC, Amsterdam, 1991-1995
PhD thesis: "Clinical genetic care in diseases predisposing to sudden cardiac death", University of Amsterdam, 2005

Inaugural lecture: "De volgende generatie: stilstaan zonder snelheid te verliezen", University of Groningen, 4th March 2011. Full text (in Dutch)

See Google Scholar or PubMed for a list of papers

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Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Genetics (ELSI) more
“I am always on the alert for social and technical developments that fall within the scope of ELSI. I discuss these with researchers and medical staff. It is important that they all ask the right questions and work together in order to learn how to take these techniques a step further and to apply them well in practice. I also aim to contribute to prevention: by tracing the likely carriers of hereditary diseases, we can help them get the right therapy or give them information on how to lead a healthier life.”

See more on ELSI projects, including the PCS pilot study, and team members.

Contact

Postal address: Dept. of Genetics CB50, UMCG, PO Box 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen, the Netherlands
Visiting address: A. van Deusinglaan 1 (Medical faculty building), 5th floor, Groningen

Tel. +31 50 3617100/ 3617209
Email i.m.van.langen@umcg.nl

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