CdLS Introduction

  


CdLS Introduction

A thorough introduction to Cornelia de Lange Syndrome. Our experts will introduce;
  • Pregancy/Birth,
  • and what about the genes...
We are very proud that in 2018 there has been a milestone publication of the first international Consensus statement about Cornelia de Lange Syndrome; all presenters on this conference have actively worked on this statement. Now you can ask the questions, but also learn about where there is 'no consensus' yet...

Meet our experts

We are doing our best to invite those from around the world that can give you the insights you hope for. Both professors, teachers, experienced parents or siblings will discuss the topics for the best quality of life possible. Our motto; TOGETHER!

Frank Kaiser

Frank Kaiser

Since 2013, he has been Professor of Functional Genetics and Human Genetics at the Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Lübeck. In addition to genetic and functional analyzes in the field of cohesinopathies (like Cornelia de Lange syndrome), the research of his research group focuses on molecular mechanisms in the area of genetic disorders and hereditary diseases

He studied biology at the Ruhr-University Bochum. In his doctorate and postdoctoral studies at the Institute of Human Genetics in Essen, he performed functional analysis of the transcription factor TRPS1. 

member of the scientific advisory council of the CdLS World Federation.

Antonie Kline

Antonie Kline

areas of expertise include evaluation of multiple birth defects and/or developmental issues, and interpretation of clinical testing results

She received her medical degree and postdoctoral training in medical genetics from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., and clinical cytogenetics and molecular training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. 

She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. 

medical director of the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation USA and board member of the scientific advisory council of the CdLS World Federation. 

Sylvia huisman

Sylvia huisman

is a clinical supervisor of the specialist training program at Prinsenstichting and a teacher at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam. She did a PhD on Self-injurious Behaviour in Cornelia de Lange syndrome

She works at Prinsenstichting, at the Amsterdam Expertise Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders (including Cornelia de Lange syndrome) at the Amsterdam University Medical Center, and at the Centre for Consultancy and Expertise (CCE). 

She is a Physician for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (AVG). She received her specialist training at the Prinsenstichting and at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam. 

medical director of the Dutch CdLS group and president of the scientific advisory council of the International CdLS Federation.

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