Congenital and hereditary disorders

Congenital and hereditary disorders

Many of these disorders of known and (yet) unknown genetic origin are extremely rare and require academic specialist care. The Child Health Program especially focuses on congenital disease of the heart, liver and kidney and plays a key role in the European Reference Networks for these respective areas.

Heart uitklapper, klik om te openen

Identify new disease-causing genes, fully characterize new genetic diseases, develop treatment strategies and to implement the new knowledge ...

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Metabolism / Liver / GI uitklapper, klik om te openen

Metabolic disorders, as well as congenital liver and intestinal disease, although rare, are an important cause of morbidity and mortality. 

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Kidney uitklapper, klik om te openen

The Expert Centre Hereditary and Congenital Nephrologic and Urologic disorders is a national accredited expert center and member of ERKNET. 

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Blood uitklapper, klik om te openen

Health care and research in the field of benign hematology is performed at the departments of pediatric hematology (WKZ) and the Van Creveldkliniek (UMC Utrecht). 

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