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Dr Richard Scott

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Richard Scott joined the organisation in 2015. He is also a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Clinical Genetics at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the UCL Institute of Child Health where his practice focuses on diagnosing children with rare multisystem disorders.

Richard trained in medicine at Cambridge University and University College London. He specialised in Paediatrics and subsequently Clinical Genetics in London and completed his PhD on childhood cancer syndromes at the Institute of Cancer Research.

Through his clinical practice and in his role at Genomics England he is passionate about harnessing the power of new genomic technologies for the benefit of patients in mainstream healthcare.

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