Anja Wagner was PhD student under Riccardo’s supervision from 1999 to 2004.
She combined her PhD research with her medical training as Clinical Geneticist. Her PhD thesis entitled “HNPCC: Molecular and Clinical Dilemmas” encompassed many key publications including the identification of a founder mutation responsible for a large proportion of the HNPCC cases in the US.
Currently, Anja is working as a clinical geneticist at the dept. of Clinical Genetics of the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam.