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Our team

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  • Dr Dorothy Halliday (Lead Clinician)
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: cancer genetics; VHL; NF2
  • Dr Edward Blair
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: cardiac genetics; Marfan syndrome; Medical Director Central and South Genomics Laboratory Hub
  • Dr Deirdre Cilliers
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: prenatal genetics
  • Dr Catherine Dennis
    NHS Locum Consultant
  • Dr Andrew Douglas
    NHS Consultant
    Special interest: neurogenetics
  • Dr Patricia Foley
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: general genetics; renal genetics, metabolic genetics
  • Dr Lara Hawkes
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: cancer genetics
  • Dr Usha Kini
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: dysmorphology; brain malformations; cleft lip and palate; NF1
  • Dr Andrea NĂ©meth
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: Huntington disease; ataxia; neurogenetics
  • Dr Victoria Nesbitt
    NHS Consultant Paediatrician
    Specialist interest: Mitochondrial disease
  • Dr Debbie Shears
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: dysmorphology; skeletal dysplasias; disorders of sex development; craniofacial
  • Dr Joyce Solomons
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: cancer genetics; colorectal and gynaecological cancers
  • Dr Helen Stewart
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: dysmorphology; skin and eye genetics; immunology
  • Dr Lisa Walker
    NHS Consultant
    Special interests: cancer genetics; breast cancer; skin cancer

University staff

  • Prof Andrew Wilkie (Honorary)
    Special interests: craniosynostosis
  • Prof Richard Gibbons (Honorary)
    Special interests: ATRX
  • Prof Anneke Lucassen (Honorary)
    Special interests: Ethics in genomic medicine
  • Prof Joanna Poulton (Honorary)
    Special interests: mitochondrial genetics
  • Dr Elizabeth Ormondroyd
    Principal Investigator in RDM

Specialist Registrars and Clinical Fellows

  • Dr Ishita Bhatnagar
    Specialist Registrar
  • Dr Lucy Hanington
    Specialist Registrar
  • Dr Sophie King
    Clinical Fellow
  • Dr Sarah Richardson
    Specialist Registrar
  • Dr Erina Sasaki
    Specialist Registrar
  • Dr Laura Watts
    Academic Clinical Fellow
  • Dr Rachel Wilson
    Specialist Registrar

Genetic Counsellors

  • Barbara Stayner
    Lead Consultant Genetic Counsellor
  • Jo Lowndes
    Principal Genetic Counsellor
  • Ruth Robertson
    Principal Genetic Counsellor
  • Sally North
    Principal Genetic Counsellor
  • Kathryn Lubasch
    Principal Cardiac Genetic Counsellor
  • Anita Matadeen
    Genetic Counsellor
  • Megan Jones
    Genetic Counsellor
  • Hannah Wakelin
    Genetic Counsellor
  • Laura Medicoff
    Genetic Counsellor
  • Edward Richer
    Genetic Counsellor
  • Jovana Stosic
    Genetic Counsellor
  • Sian Sperring
    Genetic Counsellor (Ophthalmology - John Radcliffe)
  • Smrithi Devaiah
    Cardiac Genetic Counsellor
  • Jamie Forrest
    Trainee in Genetic Counselling
  • Emily Owens
    Trainee in Genetic Counselling
  • Hannah Prior
    Trainee in Genetic Counselling
  • Bethany Souter
    Trainee in Genetic Counselling

Genomic Practitioner team

  • Mari Bandiola
    Senior Genomic Nurse Practitioner
  • Charley Woollams
    Genomic Practitioner
  • Chloe Parker
    Genomic Practitioner
  • Sogand Vahedi
    Genomic Practitioner
  • Ryan Holland
    Genomic Assistant

Family History Coordinators Team

  • Tina Boggs
    Cancer Genetics Triage Nurse
  • Wioletta Hurdha
    Genomic Associate
  • Sophia O'Reilly
    Genetic Assistant

Research Team

  • Elena Hazzell
    Research Data Coordinator
  • Hellen Purnell
    Clinical Trials Administrator

Departmental Manager

Mrs Philippa Mummery

Last reviewed:26 April 2024