Chief - Section of Genomic Pediatrics, and Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of WisconsinBiography
Dr. Broeckel graduated from medical school at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. After residency training in internal medicine and cardiology, he carried out postdoctoral research at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). He joined the faculty at MCW in 2000 and is currently a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the chief of the Section of Genomic Pediatrics. His research focuses on the identification of genes for complex diseases, understanding gene functions, and the application of genetics and genomics in clinical practice. His work combines clinical applications with functional genome analyses using induced pluripotent stem cells for disease modeling and risk prediction. Dr. Broeckel is the scientific director of a CLIA/CAP-certified clinical laboratory, which conducts clinical testing for structural chromosomal abnormalities as well as pharmacogenetic testing.