Geert Mortier is currently Director of the Department Medical Genetics and Head of the Center for Rare Diseases in the Antwerp University Hospital. He is also Chairman of GENOMED, a research center of excellence at the University of Antwerp where he is funded by the prestigious Methusalem grant. He is full professor at the University of Antwerp and affiliated professor at the Manipal University in India. He is a Belgian-certified pediatrician and clinical geneticist. He has a strong research interest in growth diseases and genetic disorders of the skeleton. He participates in several expert networks for skeletal dysplasias and is member of the scientific medical committee and medical advisory board for several companies and agencies. He is currently coordinator of the Flemish Network for Rare Bone Disorders and International Coordinating Investigator for the Dreambird study (natural history study for achondroplasia sponsored by Therachon/Pfizer). His research bibliography is available at Researcher ID:D-2542-2012 and ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9871-4578
Statute & functions
Zelfstandig academisch pers.
- full professor
- Commissie Academisch Personeel Faculteit GGW (effectief stemgerechtigd lid)
- Examencommissie bachelor Geneeskunde (plaatsvervangend secretaris)
- Facultaire Evaluatiecommissie Faculteit GGW (effectief stemgerechtigd lid)