About the Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Alisdair McNeill, PhD FRCP DCH, University of Sheffield, UK

Dr Alisdair McNeill is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neurogenetics at the University of Sheffield and Consultant Clinical Geneticist at Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated MBChB (Hons.) from the University Of Edinburgh Medical School in 2004. He undertook postgraduate medical training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh, and Clinical Genetics training in Birmingham with an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship at UCL. He obtained a certificate of completion of training in Clinical Genetics in 2015.He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2017. He is both an active Clinical Geneticist and university researcher. Research interests focus upon identifying novel disease genes and improving clinical utilisation of genetic testing. An ongoing theme is identifying ways to help rare disease families engage with published research about their conditions, to help them benefit from the findings.      

Section Editors

Genetic Services
Sam Riedijk, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Clinical Genetics
Marta Bertoli, Newcastle University, UK
Elizabeth J. Bhoj, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
Philippe Campeau, University of Montreal, Canada
Angus J Clarke, Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK
Katta M Girisha, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
Stanislas Lyonnet, Inserm, Paris, France
Noriko Miyake, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan
Shahida Moosa, Stellenbosch University and Medical Genetics, Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa
Shubha Phadke, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Fabiano de Oliveira Poswar, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre:, Brazil
Ben Pode-Shakked, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Alessandra Renieri, University of Siena, Italy

Psychosocial Aspects
Felicity K. Boardman, University of Warwick, UK
Ramona Moldovan, University of Manchester, UK and Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania

Cytogenetics
Cédric Le Caignec, University Paul Sabatier, France
Orsetta Zuffardi, University of Pavia, Italy

Molecular Genetics
Karen B Avraham, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Simon Fisher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Netherlands
Yalda Jamshidi, St George's University of London, UK
Mridul Johari, University of Helsinki, Finland
Peter Robinson, The Jackson Laboratory, US
Lisenka Vissers, Radboudumc, The Netherlands
Martina Witsch-Baumgartner, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

Cancer Genetics
Malak Abedalthagafi, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Maurizio Genuardi, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Andrew Lindsay, University College Cork, Ireland
Raquel Seruca, University of Porto, Portugal
Laura Valle, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IBIBELL), Barcelona, Spain

Population Genetics
Manfred Kayser, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Markus Perola, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Alberto Piazza, Universita di Torino, Italy

Statistical Genetics
Zoltan Kutalik, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
Bertram Müller–Myhsok, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany
Inga Prokopenko, University of Surrey, UK

Pharmacogenetics
Henk-Jan Guchelaar, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Technologies
Paolo Fortina, Thomas Jefferson University, USA

General Members
Jean-Louis Mandel, University of Strasbourg, France
Giovanni Romeo, University of Bologna, Italy
Yves Sznajer, Cliniques Universitaries Saint Luc UCL, Belgium

Social Media Editor

Alisdair McNeill, University of Sheffield, UK