Department of Medical Genetics
The Children's Memorial health Institute
Al.Dzieci Polskich 20
Krystyna H. Chrzanowska, M.D., Ph.D.,is a head of the Genetic Counselling Unit andan associate Professor at the Department of Medical Genetics. She has qualified in paediatrics and clinical genetics. Her main clinical interests are clinical dysmorphology and, in particular, genomic instability disorders. Intensive studies undertaken in 1995 led to the identification and full diagnosis of a large and unique group of Polish Nijmegen breakage syndrome (NBS) patients. She established and manages the national Polish NBS Registry, which collects the clinical data of the largest group of patients worldwide with this disease (over 100 cases). Her own research interests are focused on NBS and the role of the NBS1 gene in carcinogenesis. She is involved in teaching undergraduates and postgraduates, and in promotion of young researchers.