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Frederikus Antonius Beemer

Born  1944

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Dutch geneticist, born October 18, 1944, Zwolle.

Biography of Frederikus Antonius Beemer

Having obtained a degree in biochemistry at the University of Utrecht, Frederikus Antonius Beemer studied medicine, qualifying in 1971. Following military service, he trained in paediatrics at the Binnengasthuis, Amsterdam, registering as a specialist in 1976. He was then appointed to the hospital staff, with responsibilities in the field of inborn errors or metabolism.

From 1977 Beemer has worked in the Utrecht University Children's Hospital, Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, where he was co-founder of the Clinical Genetics Centre for Utrecht. He became head of professional education and medical director of this centre in 1990. His bibliography contains more than 150 items.


  • F. A. Beemer, R. J. A. Wanders, R. B. J. Schutgens:
    VACTERL and hydrocephalus. American Journal of Medical Genetics, New York, 1991, 38: 46-51.

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