Martina Cornel

PROF.DR., (Principal Investigator)

1986 …2023

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Martina Cornel, M.D, Ph.D. (♀, 1959) is professor of community genetics and public health genomics at the Amsterdam University Medical Center. She is a physician and epidemiologist. After 2000 she mainly worked on the responsible implementation of genetic testing & screening.

She is a member of the Netherlands Health Council and two of  its standing Committees (Population Screening and Council Group). She is chair of the Netherlands Program Committee Neonatal Heelprick Screening.

She is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Community Genetics.

Community genetics is the art and science of the responsible and realistic application of health and disease-related genetics and genomics knowledge and technologies in human populations and communities to the benefit of individuals therein. Community genetics is multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary and aims to maximize benefits while minimizing the risk of harm, respecting the autonomy of individuals and ensuring equity.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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