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  • 姓名: Hans Galjaard
  • 职称: 教授

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Hans Galjaard简介

Hans Galjaard is professor emeritus and chairman of the Department of Clinical Genetics at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Department provides services for the prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal aberrations, biochemical genetic disorders, and DNA-analysis for an increasing number of monogenic diseases and hereditary forms of cancer. Professor Galjaard’s research includes the elucidation of genetic and molecular cause of neurodegenerative disease, and the development of new techniques for prenatal diagnosis. In 1998, Professor Galjaard was appointed a member of the International Bioethics Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. From 1968 to 1993, he served as professor and chairman of the Department of Cell Biology and Genetics at Erasmus University. In 1966, he was appointed associate professor of cell biology. From 1962 to 1965, Professor Galjaard conducted research in radiobiology at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, England. He has served as a consultant to the United Nations Development Program and the World Health Organization. Professor Galjaard is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Academia Europaea.