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Dr James Whitworth

Honorary consultant in clinical genetics

My current role

I conduct clinics and undertake research surrounding genetic predisposition to developing cancer and other tumours. This includes specialist clinics for the conditions of Von Hippel Lindau syndrome and Neurofibromatosis type 2 as well as more general cancer genetics clinics.

Previous history

I qualified from Leicester Medical School and initiated training in Clinical Genetics in Birmingham. I moved to Cambridge to study for a PhD and retain an academic role in the department.