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Dr Kate Baker

Honorary consultant in clinical genetics

I am a consultant in the clinical genetics service at Addenbrooke's hospital.
Dr Kate Baker

My current role

As a consultant in clinical genetics, I focus on rare disorders affecting children and young people. I have particular experience in supporting children and families affected by rare disorders of brain development, affecting learning and mental health.

I also lead a research programme on genomic disorders and cognitive development at the MRC cognition and brain sciences unit (opens in a new tab) at the University of Cambridge.

Previous history

I carried out my clinical genetics training in Cambridge. Before that, I was a junior paediatric doctor in London.

Membership and accreditations

I am a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the British Society for Genetic Medicine, and the British Neuroscience Association.