Dr. Jaak Jaeken is a full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He studied Pediatric Medicine at the University of Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) where he received his MD and PhD. After completing his Fellowship at the University of Zurich he became Director of the Center for Metabolic Diseases at the University of Leuven. In 1980 Dr. Jaeken was the very first doctor to publish his description of CDG. Today Dr. Jaeken continues to collect and examine new cases of this rapidly expanding group of genetic diseases and test new methods of diagnosis and therapy on patients when they are available.
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Belgian organisation for metabolic diseases (BOKS)
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