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Olaf Bodamer | Medical Services

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Olaf Bodamer | Education

Medical School

Medical School Medical School Heidelberg

1989, Heidelberg, Germany


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

1997, London, United Kingdom



Baylor College of Medicine

2001, Houston, TX

Olaf Bodamer | Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (Clinical Biochemical Genetics)
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (Clinical Genetics)

Olaf Bodamer | Professional History

Dr. Bodamer obtained his M.D. degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Saarland, Germany. Following pediatric residencies in Germany and at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, UK, he completed a fellowship in Clinical and Biochemical Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Subsequent to directing the Austrian Newborn Screening Program, he then joined the University of Miami as the founding Chief of the Division of Clinical and Translational Genetics and the Director of the Medical Genetics Laboratories. Dr. Bodamer was recruited to Boston Children’s Hospital in 2015 as Associate Chief for Genetics and Genomics, where he established a research laboratory. He is member of several Editorial and Scientific Advisory Boards, including Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, Journal of Inherited Diseases, Translational Medicine and Translational Journal of Rare Disease and of Patient Organizations (All Things Kabuki and OAA) respectively. Dr. Bodamer is the Director of the Boston Children’s Lysosomal Storage Disease (BoLD) Program and Boston Children’s Roya Kabuki Program.


Dr. Bodamer serves as an expert for the Department of Genetics & Genomics for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service. For more information about the Precision Medicine Service please visit

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