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Mitochondrial disease expert to lead Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Professor Patrick Chinnery, an expert in diseases that affect mitochondria – the ‘batteries’ that power our cells – has been appointed as Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge. He will take up his appointment on 1 October.
Professor Chinnery is currently Professor of Neurogenetics at Newcastle University, a post he has held since 2004. He is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow in Clinical Science and NIHR Senior Investigator, and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2009. He has been Director of the Newcastle NIHR Biomedical Research Centre since 2008 and was appointed Director of the Institute of Genetic Medicine in Newcastle in 2010.
Posted on 23/07/2015
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