Elke Debackere 

"As a lab manager I coordinate the general operation of the lab and support staff and students in the implementation of biotechnological techniques and molecular genetics."



Shortcutting the diagnostic odyssey: the multidisciplinary Program for Undiagnosed Rare Diseases in adults (UD-PrOZA).

Schuermans N, Hemelsoet D, Terryn W, Steyaert S, Van Coster R, Coucke PJ, Steyaert W, Callewaert B, Bogaert E, Verloo P, Vanlander AV, Debackere E, Ghijsels J, LeBlanc P, Verdin H, Naesens L, Haerynck F, Callens S, Dermaut B, Poppe B; for UD-PrOZA.

Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2022 May 23;17(1):210. doi: 10.1186/s13023-022-02365-y.

PMID: 35606766

Loss of adipocyte phospholipase gene PLAAT3 causes lipodystrophy and insulin resistance due to inactivated arachidonic acid-mediated PPARγ signaling.

Schuermans N*, El  Chehadeh S*,Hemelsoet D*, Bogaert E, Debackere E, Hilbert P,  Van Doninck N, Taquet MC, Rosseel T, De Clercq G, Van Haverbeke C, Chanson JB,  Funalot B, Authier FJ, Kaya S, Terryn W, Callens S, Depypere B, Van Dorpe J, Program for Undiagnosed Diseases (UD-PrOZA), Poppe B, Depienne C, Dermaut B.
BioRXiv. 2021 April. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.15.439941 - online ahead of print

* contributed equally