Schmidts , Miriam
Dr Miriam Schmidts 

Assistant Professor

Renal disorders


Miriam Schmidts is a clinician-scientist with a longstanding interest in ciliopathy genetics and therapeutics, including renal disease, primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), and ciliary chondrodysplasias such as Jeune Syndrome and short-rib polydactyly syndromes. In addition to genetic technologies, she uses zebrafish and mouse model systems to dissect the underlying molecular defects and high-throughput substance screening to identify new pharmacological targets. Miriam Schmidts has joined RIMLS in 2015 as a Hypatia Tenure Track fellow.

National & International Personal Prizes & Awards

2014 Radboud Excellence Initiative Fellowship
2014 Robert Winter Clinical Genetics Price (British Clinical Genetics Society)
2013 Young Investigator Award of the International Skeletal Dysplasia Society (ISDS)
2013 Junior Investigator prize at the Joubert Syndrome Biennial Conference, Boston, USA
2011 Action Medical Research Clinical Training Fellowship, UK
2011 Else-Kröner-Fresenius Award for Pediatric Nephrology, Germany
2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (DFG, German Research Foundation)

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