Centre for human genetics

The center for human genetics (CME) is 1 of 8 approved genetic centres in Belgium. The clinical team provides genetic services and organizes genetic consultations for this purpose. The laboratory offers genetic testing for rare congenital disorders and for acquired malignancies.

A appointment near you?

Our physicians also perform consultations in other Flemish hospitals: appointments in other hospitals (pdf).

Request a diagnostic test

Healthcare providers can request a diagnostic test on their own. Please follow the proper instructions for sample collection and use the correct request forms. You will also find turnaround times for the various diagnostic tests in our laboratories.

Request diagnostic test as a healthcare provider


  • No substantive questions about reports and results will be answered over the phone. Please make an appointment to do so.

  • +32 16 34 59 03 - working days from 9:00 to 17:00

  • +32 16 34 60 60


UZ Leuven gasthuisberg campus
Centre for human genetics
Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven

Location and accessibility



RIZIV accreditation

  • Our lab is accredited by RIZIV.

  • RIZIV-accreditation number: 82499092-996.

Last edit: 13 June 2024