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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. R.H. Sijmons

Hoogleraar Medische Translationele Genetica
prof. dr. R.H. Sijmons

Rolf Sijmons is a consultant clinical geneticist and professor of medical translational genetics at the Department of Genetics, UMCG. He heads the department’s Development & Innovation section, which aims to translate new genetics knowledge and technology into clinical practice. This section also includes the oncogenetics research team. His main clinical and research interests are familial cancer, clinical pharmacogenetics and applied informatics in medical genetics. He is organizer of the nationally accredited UMCG expert centre on familial colorectal cancer and member of the EU accredited European Reference Network (ERN) on hereditary cancer (GENTURIS),

He is one of the curators of the international InSiGHT database on mismatch repair (MMR) gene mutations ( and a member of the InSiGHT MMR UV interpretation committee. He is also the editor of the Familial Cancer Database and communicating editor for the journal Human Mutation.

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Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands