Patrick Morrison

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, United Kingdom


Professor Patrick J Morrison MD FRCPI FRCPCH FFPHMI is a consultant clinical geneticist with a special interest in cancer genetics, at the Northern Ireland Regional Genetics Service. He qualified MB BCh BAO in 1986 and MD (by thesis) in 1993. He held molecular biology and neurogenetics research fellowships from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland from 1991-1994. He is a member of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group in Huntington Disease, and a steering group member on the International Collaborative Group on Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer (ICG-FBOC). He holds honorary Professorships in Human Genetics from Queens University Belfast, and the University of Ulster and latterly from Nottingham-Trent university. He was President of the Irish Society of Human Genetics (2003-2005) and was editor in chief of the Ulster Medical Journal from 2005-2009, and is an associate editor of the Oncologist. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers on all aspects of genetics, particularly late onset diseases, familial cancers, and insurance issues, and has written several book chapters and co-authored two genetics textbooks. His current research interests include endocrine and renal cancer genetics. He is a non-executive director of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Biography Updated on 7 June 2011

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