The BDFA are delighted to welcome Professor Paul Gissen to our team of Medical and Scientific Advisors.
Professor Gissen is a Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Diseases (IMDs) at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK and a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow. Having obtained his medical degree from the University of Glasgow, Dr Gissen completed his Paediatrics training at Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham Children’s hospitals; including subspecialty training in IMDs.
Paul completed a PhD in human molecular genetics in Prof Eamonn Maher’s group at Birmingham University. His research achievements so far include the identification of more then 10 novel genes mutations in which are responsible for inherited paediatric disorders. Paul’s research group investigating molecular and cellular basis of intracellular trafficking disorders and developing novel methods for diagnosis and treatment of inherited metabolic disorders (IMDs)