Egbert Bakker

Head of Laboratory for Diagnostic Genome Analysis

Leiden University Medical Center

Egbert Bakker

Prof. Dr Bert Bakker, professor of Molecular genetics at the LUMC, leads the Laboratory for Diagnostic Genome Analysis (LDGA) at the department of Clinical Genetics. Since 1985 when he performed the first prenatal diagnosis for DMD worldwide, genetic tests for neuromuscular dystrophies have been among his major interests. The LDGA is an international reference centre for the molecular diagnosis of DMD/BMD, FSHD, LGMDs.