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The educators for The Genomics Era: The Future of Genetics in Healthcare

Who's who? Course team leaders

Meet your lead educators for The Genomics Era: The Future of Genetics in Healthcare!

Kate Tatton-Brown, Consultant in Clinical Genetics

Kate is the lead educator on the course and is a Consultant in Clinical Genetics at St George’s, University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University London and the Institute of Cancer Research where she is working on the Childhood Overgrowth Project to identify new overgrowth genes and syndromes. Kate has a keen interest in education and has led and participated in a number of projects to upskill the clinical workforce in genomic education.

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Katie Snape, Consultant in Clinical Genetics

Katie is a Consultant in Clinical Cancer Genetics at St George’s, University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She has undertaken research using next generation sequencing technologies to identify new cancer associated genes. Katie has a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare and Biomedical Education and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University London, where she runs an undergraduate module in cancer genetics, and co-leads postgraduate programmes in genomic medicine.

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Shereen Tadros, Specialist Registrar in Clinical Genetics

Shereen has a background in paediatrics and is a Registrar in Clinical Genetics, based at Great Ormond Street Hospital. She has a Masters in Medical Law and has a particular interest in education and the integration of medical law and ethics teaching into undergraduate and postgraduate medical training.

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Additional contributors

Details and short biographies of additional contributors to the course can be found in the downloads at the bottom of this step.

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The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine

St George's, University of London

Get a taste of this course

Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join:

  • Welcome to Week 1
    Welcome to Week 1
    video

    In this video, Lead Educator, Dr Kate Tatton-Brown welcomes learners to the course and explains the course aims and outcomes.

  • Did you know?
    Did you know?
    video

    Our resident scientist tells you his favourite genomics facts.

  • Errors in recombination
    Errors in recombination
    article

    This video describes how structural chromosome abnormalities occur when errors occur in recombination.

  • Responsibility in the genomic era
    Responsibility in the genomic era
    video

    In this tutorial, you will hear from Dr Carwyn Rhys Hooper on the concept of responsibility for health.

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