- Formerly Professor of Medical Genetics, CU Dept of Medical Genetics
Posts held: Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Amsterdam, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals, and University of Cambridge (1995–2005). Director of SE Thames Regional Genetics Service, and East Anglian Regional Genetics Service. Research interests in human chromosomes identification, gene mapping, and genetic diagnostics.
Previous advisory positions: Member of MRC Council; Deputy Chairman of the Wellcome Trust; Chairman of Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment and Unrelated Living Transplant Regulating Authority; Deputy Chairman of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and member of the Human Genetics Advisory Commission and the NHS Central R&D Committee.
Non-Executive Director of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2004- ). Chairman, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.