PhD theses

  1. Ivy Jennes
    Clinical and molecular study of multiple osteochondromas.
    Doctorate in Medical Sciences, successfully defended in December 2011.
  2. Nikhita Ajit Bolar
    Clinical and (patho)genetic study of bicuspid aortic valve and associated aortic aneurysm.
    PhD student, started in June 2011. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.

  3. Dorien Schepers
    Pathogenetic study of the intersection of two frequent monogenic disorders: the Marfan syndrome and autosomal polycystic kidney disease.
    PhD student, started in September 2011. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.

  4. Dorien Proost
    Improved molecular diagnostic tools for three causes of sudden cardiac death: cardiomyopathies, primary electrical disease and aortic aneurysm/dissection.
    PhD student, started in September 2011. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.

  5. Elisabeth Gillis
    The (patho)genetic study of bicuspid aortic valve associated aortic aneurysm.
    PhD student, started in October 2012. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.
  6. Josephina Meester
    Identification of genetic modifiers for the phenotypic severity of the Marfan syndrome.
    PhD student, started in August 2013. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation

  7. Ajay Anand Kumar
    Bio-informatics in the whole exome sequencing era: contributing to the identification of the genetic basis of bicuspid aortic valve associated aortopathy.
    PhD student, started in June 2013. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.

  8. Ilse Luyckx
    The (patho)genetic study of bicuspid aortic valve associated aortopathy.
    PhD student, started in October 2013. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.

  9. Elyssa Cannaerts
    Identificatie en karakterisatie van genen voor thoracale aorta aneurysma’s.
    PhD student, started in September 2014. Antwerp, Doctorate in Medical Sciences, In preparation.

  10. Kristien Hoornaert
    Study of the genetic heterogeneity and phenotypic variability in Stickler syndrome.
    PhD degree in Medical Sciences earned by Kristien Hoornaert. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ghent University. 20/10/2010. Promotor: Geert Mortier.

  11. Marjan Cosyns
    Speech in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1.
    PhD degree in Social Health Sciences earned by Marjan Cosyns. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ghent University. 06/09/2011. Promotor: John Van Borsel. Copromotor: Geert Mortier

  12. Nathalie Van der Aa
    Diagnosing patients with intellectual impairment and autism in the molecular cytogenetics era.
    PhD degree in Medical Sciences earned by Nathalie Van der Aa. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. University of Antwerp. 11/05/2012. Promotor: Frank Kooy. Copromotor: Geert Mortier

  13. Sarah Vergult
    Genomic structural variation in patients with intellectual disability and congenital anomalies.
    PhD degree in Medical Sciences earned by Sarah Vergult. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ghent University. 12/10/2012. Promotor: Bjorn Menten. Copromotor: Geert Mortier.