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23 April 2015

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Alumna Shamima Rahman appointed Professor of Paediatric Metabolic Medicine at UCL

A close up of dna for research into the genetics of rare mitochondrial genetic diseases

Shamima RahmanAlumna, Shamima Rahman was recently appointed Professor of Paediatric Metabolic Medicine at University College London.

She gave her inaugural lecture “E = mitochondria x Children2: A Tale of Two Genomes” to an audience including Professor John Morris, Emeritus Fellow and Lecturer in Medicine at St Hugh’s College.

Professor Rahman researches the genetics of rare mitochondrial genetic diseases and holds honorary consultant appointments at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology, where she sees children and adults affected by mitochondrial diseases as part of the NHS Specialised National Clinical Service for Rare Mitochondrial Disorders.

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