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Child abuse & OI – from geneticist perspective

Interview with Professor Gerard Pals, biochemist (MSc) and geneticist (PhD) at the VU university hospital in Amsterdam, The Netherlands Who are you and what is your relationship to OI? I am a biochemist (MSc) and geneticist (PhD). In 1989 I started a diagnostic laboratory for DNA and protein testing of inherited diseases, including OI, at…

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OI & Child Abuse

In Norway, one of the most famous court cases is called the Rødseth-case. In 1981 a 19-year-old father was accused of child abuse and causing his baby girl’s death. He was sentenced to 2,5 years in prison because his five months old daughter had bruises and a fractured leg. The Supreme Court reduced the sentence…

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