Prof. Hilde Van Esch

Associate professor in Human Genetics, KU Leuven

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Prof. Hilde Van Esch, MD, PhD, (UZ Leuven, Belgium) is a pediatrician who combined her pediatric training with a PhD in Human Genetics at KU Leuven. After obtaining her PhD and specialization, she performed one year of post-doctoral research at Institut Cochin in Paris (France).

In 2003, she became clinical geneticist at the center for Human Genetics in Leuven as well as associate professor in human genetics at KU Leuven. She is also PI of the laboratory for the genetics of Cognition with focus on the genetic causes of intellectual disability, brain malformations and congenital abnormalities.