Postdoc 'Identification and understanding the genetic causes of hearing loss and development of (genetic) therapies'

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 09 Feb 2022


Deafness genetics' reseach group in Hearing & Genes, headed by Prof. dr. Hannie Kremer and Dr. Ronald Pennings, aims to unravel the genetic landscape of hereditary hearing loss and determine and understand genotype-phenotype correlations. The gained insights are being employed for the development of therapeutic interventions in the closely associated research team headed by dr. Erwin van Wijk and dr. Erik de Vrieze.

The candidate will be embedded in the Department of Human Genetics within the Radboudumc (Nijmegen, the Netherlands), which is internationally renowned for its research and diagnostics of a variety of genetic and genomic disorders. The Department offers an exciting working environment with enthusiastic people from many parts of the world enjoying high quality research.

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