Head of Clinical Genetics Division, Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Medical Center
Wendy van Zelst-Stams is a clinical geneticist and head of the clinical genetics section at the dept. of Human Genetics of the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, The Netherlands and president of the Dutch Society of Clinical Genetics and was recently appointed as professor in “Care for Rare”. She focuses on implementing new genetic diagnostic tools in daily clinical practice especially in the field of rare and undiagnosed diseases. She is the national coordinator for the designation of centers of expertise for rare diseases according to the Dutch national plan on rare diseases. She is one of the two Dutch representatives in the board of Member States of the European Reference Networks for rare diseases at the European Commission, DG Sante, and member of the Undiagnosed Diseases International Network.