Patrick Chinnery

Clinical Director

Professor Patrick Chinnery plays a key role in developing, promoting and implementing Medical Research Council (MRC) research programmes, working with national and international partners. He aims to help deliver the translation of the world’s most exciting research into human biology and disease rapidly into improved healthcare. As a practising clinician he is well placed to do so.

Professor Chinnery’s clinical expertise is in neurology. He worked in Newcastle for many years, latterly as Director of the Institute of Genetic Medicine. In 2015 he moved to Cambridge where he leads a research programme on mitochondrial genomics and human diseases in the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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