Department of Neuropediatrics, University of Tuebingen, Germany, Institute for Medical Genetics and Applied Genomics, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Dr Lucia Laugwitz is working as a clinician scientist and child neurologist in training in the Department of Neuropediatrics and the Institute for Medical Genetics and Applied Genomics at the University of Tuebingen, Germany. Her research focuses on neurogenetic disorders with a special interest in leukodystrophies. In particular, she studies the molecular mechanism of lysosomal storage diseases using OMICS techniques. Dr Laugwitz is part of the MLD initiative network and involved in international collaborations on newborn screening approaches for metachromatic leukodystrophy.