NGS diagnostic centre

Chair:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. T. Eggermann  (Institute of Human Genetics)
Head of Institute: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. I. Kurth 

Deputy Chair:

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. nat. med. Nadine Gaisa (Institut of Pathology)
Head of Institute: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. R. Knüchel-Clarke

Steering committee:

  • Medical administration / Head of Institute of Human Genetics: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. I. Kurth; Prof. Dr. rer. nat. T. Eggermann
  • Medical administration / Head of Institute of Neuropathology: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. J. Weis
  • Medical administration / Head of Institute of Pathology: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. R. Knüchel-Clarke; Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. nat. med. Nadine Gaisa
  • Medical administration / Head of Institute of Department of Oncology, Hematology, and Stem Cell Transplantation, (Medical  clinic IV): Univ.-Prof. Dr. T. Brümmendorf; Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Koschmieder

The NGS diagnostic centre is a central service unit for NGS applications at the University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen. It has been funded by the Institutes of Human Genetics, Neuropathology, Pathology, and the Clinic for Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology  and Stem Cell Transplantation (Medizinische Klinik IV). The center aims on bundling of expertise and capacities of the diagnostic use of massive parallel sequencing at the University Hospital Aachen.

Specific applications and diagnostic portfolios are available at the participating institutions, covering both germline and somatic genomic alterations.

contact:
Dr. M. Begemann (mbegemann@ukaachen.de)
Prof. Dr. Th. Eggermann (teggermann@ukaachen.de)