Presidential Lecture 2019, Professor Andrew Green, Tuesday 26th November 2019
26/11/2019 in Corrigan & Graves Halls, RCPI, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Prof. Andrew Green, MB, PhD, FRCP (Edin), FRCPI, FFPath(RCPI)
Professor of Medical Genetics, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science
Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin
Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Temple Street
“Genomics – Hope, Hype and Reality”.
Biogr: Professor Andrew Green is a clinical geneticist in the Department of Clinical Genetics at Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, Dublin since 1997 and is Professor of Medical Genetics at University College Dublin. His medical degree is from University College Dublin in 1984 and his PhD in 1995 was from Cambridge University where he studied with Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner, and also completed his clinical genetics training, and held a consultant / university lecturer post. He has been a qualified specialist in clinical genetics since 1995.
He is a full time clinical geneticist, seeing families affected by or at risk of genetic disease. He also has numerous research interests, including the genetics of tuberous sclerosis, the genetics of autism, genetic diseases in the Irish Traveller population, and the implementation of new genetic testing into clinical service. He has been a PI on the international autism genome project.
He is an author on over 150 scientific papers, including publications in the journals Science and Nature.
He has a longstanding interest in medical ethics and genetics, and is chair of the Irish National Advisory Committee on Bioethics, and has also been a member of the Irish Council for Bioethics, the Commission for Assisted Human Reproduction and numerous local and national bioethics committees.
Venue: Corrigan & Graves Halls, RCPI, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2