The department is involved in research on stem cells, fertilisation, embryonic development, and regulation of cell differentiation and cell growth throughout a person's lifetime.
A wide variety of projects are carried out at the department and extends from basic research to projects aiming at improving the diagnostics of genetic diseases and counselling of families with genetic disease.
- Stem cell hierarchy
- Epidermal stem cell markers
- X-linked paraplegia
- Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
- Hereditary ataxia
- Breast cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Renal cell cancer and multiple primary cancers
- Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
Other genetic disorders
- Noonan Syndrome
- Megalencephalic Leukoencephalopathy with subcortical Cysts (MLC)
- Aorta dilatation
- 15q11.2 rearrangements
- Center for Fetal Diagnostics (external website)
Trofoblastic diseases (The Danish Mole Project)
- Mola Hydatididosa karyotypes
- Persistant trofoblast disease
- Establishment of homozygous iPSCs
- Non-invasive prenatal testing
- Array comparative genome hybridisation om single cells
- Clinical implementation of prenatal "Focused exomes"
- Clinical implementation of various "Disease gene panels"