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Lysosomal Disorders Unit

Consultant medical staff


Dr P B Deegan MD, MRCPI, FRCPathDr P B Deegan

Service Director & Consultant Physician

Lysosomal Disorders Unit,

Box 135
Cambridge University Hospitals,

Hills Road,


Dr Deegan is a consultant physician in General Medicine and Metabolic Diseases. He graduated in Dublin, Ireland in 1988. His clinical postgraduate training began in diabetes and endocrinology, where he completed his MD research thesis on lipoprotein metabolism in diabetes. Dr Deegan gained consultant level accreditation in clinical biochemistry and developed an interest in inherited metabolic diseases. He joined the Lysosomal disorders team at Addenbrooke's in 2001 and became its clinical director in 2006. He is a member of the European advisory board of the ICGG Gaucher registry. His current research interests include biomarkers of Lysosomal storage disease and cellular targeting of enzyme replacement therapies

Tel: 01223 274634 

Fax: 01223 256172

Professor T M Cox MD FRCP FMedSciProfessor T M Cox

Research Director & Professor of Medicine

University Department of Medicine,

Box 157

Cambridge University Hospitals,

Hills Road,


Professor Cox is Professor of Medicine at the University of Cambridge with clinical responsibility for internal medicine and metabolic diseases at Addenbrooke's Hospital. He qualified in medicine in 1971 and has conducted scientific investigations principally on inborn errors of metabolism. Some of his recent research has focused on Lysosomal Storage disorders - their molecular pathogenesis and treatment. Professor Cox was the founder of the National Gaucher service at Addenbrooke's, later to become the Lysosomal disorders service. He continues to share clinical responsibilities with Dr Deegan and heads the department’s clinical and academic research. Professor Cox serves on the board of several journals and is an editor of the Oxford textbook of Medicine.

Principal Research Interests

Dr Paul Flynn

Consultant Physician 

Tel: 01223 274634                                                          
Email: paul.flynn@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Dr Chong Yew TanDr Chong Yew Tan

Consultant Physician

Tel: 01223 274634









Dr Nick SmithDr Nick Smith

Honorary Clinical Fellow

Dr Nick Smith is a Paediatric Neurologist  from Sydney Children’s Hospital, Australia,  working with Professor Cox’s Lysosomal Diseases Research Group. He has a specific interest in the neuropathology of Lysosomal Storage Disorders and the development of specific neurological therapies.





Dr Mari – Liis Uudelepp

Clinical fellow

Tel: 01223 274634

We all work closely with our colleagues in orthopaedics, cardiology, nephrology, neurology and radiology who have experience in the management of patients with lysosomal disorders. Further details can be provided upon request.


Nursing staff


Lead Specialist Nurse

Mrs Liz Morris     

Tel: 01223 274634

Bleep: 152 421
Email: liz.morris@addenbrookes.nhs.uk








Mrs Lisa Morris- Bacon

Specialist Nurse

Tel: 01223 274634

Email: lisa.morris-bacon@addenbrookes.nhs.uk


Mrs Deborah Hugh

Specialist Nurse

Tel: 01223 274634

Email: debbie.hugh@addenbrookes.nhs.uk


Multidisciplinary team


Specialist Dietician

Sarah Donald

Tel: 01223 216655
Email: sarah.donald@addenbrookes.nhs.uk


Karen Merrison 

Senior Occupational Therapist

Tel: 01223 596205
Email: karen.merrison@addenbrookes.nhs.uk


Philip Clarke


Tel: 01223 216633

Email: phillip.clarke@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Jo Kendall 

Speech therapist

Tel: 01223 216200
Email: joanne.kendall@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Laboratory staff

Information/advice on sample requirements can be obtained from:

Sarah Hogg

Tel: 01223 596172
Email: sarah.hogg@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Admin staff

Helen Mansfield


Tel: 01223274634

Email: helen.mansfield@addenbrookes.nhs.uk