Niklas Dahl

Professor at Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Genomics and Neurobiology; Research group Niklas Dahl

+4618-471 4859+4618-6112799
Visiting address:
Husargatan 3
751 22 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 815
751 08 Uppsala

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2000-present, full professor of Clinical Genetics at Uppsala University and Senior Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Uppsala University Hospital. 70% University comittment, 30% Clinical comittment.


1985, M.D., Uppsala University

1990, Ph.D., Medical Genetics, Uppsala University, “Molecular basis of inherited disorders in man”.

1992-94, Postdoctoral fellow, IGBMC/INSERM U184, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Clinical and medical genetics, genomic medicine, developmental biology, functional genetics. Identify novel genetic factors and mechanisms of importance for different human diseases and traits, including neurodevelopmental and neurological traits. Understand genotype-phenotype correlations and explore functions caused by gene variants in different biological model systems, e.g. induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) derivatives.

Translate findings and establish tools for clinical diagnostic applications of genetic disorders. Provide clinical and experimental data for drug development and future treatment options of heritable disorders.

Communicate knowledge on genetic factors behind disease to patients, students, society and colleagues.

Principal teacher for undergraduate education in Medical Genetics, Uppsala University and for annual postgraduate courses in medical/clinical genetics.


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Niklas Dahl