The 22q11.2 Society
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Promoting research, diagnosis, prognosis, and management of 22q11.2DS & related disorders

Erik Boot

Erik Boot
Erik Boot
Dr. Erik Boot is a physician specialized in intellectual disability medicine and works at the multidisciplinary 22q11.2 clinics for adults at 's Heeren Loo and Maastricht in the Netherlands. He obtained his MD at the University of Amsterdam in 1999, completed his medical specialty training at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 2004, and completed his PhD thesis on adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome at the University of Amsterdam in 2010. From 2014 to 2016, he trained as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, Canada. This was a clinical and research fellowship program at The Dalglish Family 22q Clinic; an interdisciplinary clinic devoted to adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and their families. An important part of his research aims at increasing the knowledge about manifestations related to the chromosome 22q11.2 region and improving the quality of life for adults affected with 22q11.2 syndrome. He is a member of the scientific advisory committee of the Dutch 22q11.2 family network (Stichting Steun 22Q11), and an advisor for the 22q11.2 Society.

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