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Frances Flinter did her undergraduate training at Guy’s Hospital Medical School. She subsequently trained in paediatrics before a period of research mapping the gene for Alport’s syndrome led to speciality training in clinical genetics.
She accepts referrals of paediatric and adult patients with a wide variety of genetic problems, but not cancer genetics patients.
Positions and membership
- Appointed consultant clinical geneticist at Guy’s in 1994
- Clinical director of children’s services 2000 – 2007
- Caldicott guardian of Guy’s and St Thomas’ since 2007
- Clinical geneticist for the PGD team since its inception
- Member of the Human Genetics Commission since 2000
- Member of the Human Genome Strategy Group since 2010
- President of the Clinical Genetics Society 2009 – 2011
- Chair - Medical Genetics Clinical Reference Group 2013
- Inherited kidney disease
- preimplantation genetic diagnosis
Elizabeth Wherry award from the British Medical Association for renal research.
- Alport’s syndrome
- Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
- Regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic testing
- Preconception genetic testing
- 120 papers
- 10 book chapters
- Co-editor of the Oxford University Press textbook ‘The Genetics of Renal Disease'