Dr Richard Scott

Clinical Lead for Rare Disease at Genomics England

Dr RicharRichard Scott photod Scott is Clinical Lead for Genomics England where he works with the scientific and NHS clinical communities to maximise the clinical, transformational and research outputs of the 100,000 Genomes Project.

He is also Consultant in Clinical Genetics at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Genetics and Genomic Medicine Unit at the UCL Institute of Child Health.

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. His main interests are in the clinical and molecular diagnosis of rare dysmorphic, neurological and multisystem childhood disorders. He has a particular interest in the translation of new genomic technologies into clinical practice.