Kennedy Center includes the following units
- Medical Genetics Laboratory - is an ISO 15189 accredited diagnostic laboratory, with expertise in a broad spectrum of genetic disorders. Please click here to see our internationally available analyses
- Center for Applied Human Molecular Genetics - is the research department, with the main focus on neurodevelopmental disorders and visual impairment. Please click here to read further
- Center for PKU – is the department for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of PKU
- Center for Rett syndrome – is the department for diagnosis, management, and research in Rett syndrome
- Center for Fragile X – is the department for diagnosis and management of Fragile X syndrome
- Genetic Counseling Clinic – is the department for clinical genetic evaluation and counseling of patients and families.
Kennedy Center is part of Clinical Genetics Clinic, Juliane Marie Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen. The address of the Kennedy Center is: Gl. Landevej 7, DK-2600 Glostrup, Denmark.
Kennedy Center was founded in 1967 under the name The John F. Kennedy Institute, as a public institution for research and counselling in causes of mental retardation. The initial fundings were collected by the Danish people, in memorial of the assassinated U.S. president John F. Kennedy.