Klaus Brusgaard has the M.S. degree in experimental cellular and molecular biology from the Odense University, Odense, Denmark, and the Ph.D. degree in human genetics from the Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. His research, teaching, and clinical work are mainly in the area of human inherited disorders. He is affiliated with the Research Unit for Human Genetics at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, and is also employed as a Molecular Geneticist at the Department of Clinical Genetics, Odense University Hospital, Denmark. He has participated in building Danish diagnostic center functions within the areas of hyperinsulinism, porphyria, and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, employing NGS, GEM, and other molecular genetics methods in the analysis of genome and gene regulation. He has conducted work in the areas of familial hypercholesterolemia, familial combined hyperlipidemia, hypobetalipoproteinemia, monogenetic and multifactorial forms of diabetes in children and adolescents, polycystic ovary syndrome, hereditary pancreatic cancer, and rickets.
Biography Updated on 17 November 2013