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prof. dr. Barbara Franke

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Barbara Franke

Professor Barbara Franke is the head of the Researchlab for Multifactorial Diseases at the department of Human Genetics of the Radboud University Medical Center and the leader of the Radboud Research Theme 'Neurodevelopmental Disorders'. read full profile (Donders Institute)

Research group Genetics of brain function and (psychiatric) malfunction

Barbara Franke's works on the identification of risk genes for disease; in addition to using the classic clinical phenotypes they make use of intermediate phenotypes.

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Field of study

Human genetics and psychiatry

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

As part of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour – the Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience is devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in health and disease. read more