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Ellen Thomas

Ellen Thomas PhD

London, England, United Kingdom

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Ellen Thomas is Clinical Clinical Director and Director of Quality at Genomics England as well as a Locum Consultant in Genomic Medicine at Imperial College NHS Trust. Her training included a Ph.D. thesis at Imperial College, studying genetic factors contributing to monogenic and complex diseases using high-throughput sequencing, and she has experience with the use of high-throughput sequencing in the clinical diagnostic context in the Clinical Genetics department at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Her current role on the Genomics England Science Team led by Professor Mark Caulfield involves working with England’s Genomic Medicine Centres on the delivery of the 100,000 Genomes Project, now focused primarily on analysis and reporting of results for patients with rare diseases. At Imperial College NHS Trust, she has supported the delivery of the rare disease arm of the 100,000 Genomes Project at West London Genomic Medicine Centre and is now preparing to implement the new NHS England Genomic Medicine Service.
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