The Senckenberg Centre of Human Genetics has been founded in early 2017 in Frankfurt/Main. The name Senckenberg emphasises that we are proud to act in the tradition of the famous Frankfurt physician, Dr. Johann Christian Senckenberg, and his foundation he founded in the 18th century to improve the Frankfurt healthsystem. One of todays eleven institutes of the foundation is the Bürgerhospital. It was opened in 1779 and is one of our co-operation partners.
Our team of board-certified medical geneticists, scientists and technicians provides a comprehensive genetic service including genetic counselling and molecular diagnosis for patients and their families with inherited disorders. Our diagnostic lab relies on cutting-edge technology, and we constantly implement the results from scientific progress and new technical developments into our practice. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) and bioinformatics are at the core of our diagnostic service.
Our team of board-certified medical geneticists, scientists and technicians provides supports you with their experience.
Prof. Hanno J. Bolz, M. D.
Director l Board-Certified Medical Geneticist
Univ.-Prof. Dr. biol. hum. et med. habil. Ulrich Zechner
Head of Molecular Genetics l European registered Clinical Laboratory Geneticist (ErCL)
Dieter Schäfer, M. D.
Senior Physician l Board-Certified Medical Geneticist l Board-Certified Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Julia Schröder, M. D.
Board-Certified Medical Geneticist