Professor Bill Newman, Chair of Translational Genomic Medicine & Consultant in Clinical Genetics, University of Manchester & Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Bill is Chair of Translational Genomic Medicine and Consultant in Clinical Genetics at the University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

He studied Medicine at Manchester University and completed professional training in adult medicine in the Northwest of England. He undertook a PhD as a on the genetics of bone development and osteoarthritis in the Wellcome Trust Cell Matrix Centre. before a move to Toronto to undertake an Arthritis Society Fellowship with Professor Kathy Siminovitch.

His clinical research has focussed on pharmacogenetics – defining the genetic factors that influence how patients respond to their medications and on rare inherited conditions discovering the genes responsible for >25 conditions and the complex mutational mechanisms that lead to these.

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