Shaw, Adam - consultant clinical geneticist


Consultant profiles


Secretary tel: 020 7188 1364

Area of expertise: cancer genetics

  • Biography

    Dr Adam Shaw joined us in 2010 as a consultant in clinical genetics and joint lead for cancer genetics.

    Before this, he was an honorary consultant and senior lecturer at Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London where he led research studies in Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome and Marshall-Smith syndrome.

    He is a:

    • member of the British Society for Human Genetics (council member 2010 - 2013)
    • member of the Noonan syndrome guideline development group
    • medical advisor to the Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (UK) support group and the International Marshall-Smith syndrome support group
  • Specialist interests

    • Cancer genetics
    • Noonan syndrome and other RAS-opathies
    • Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome
    • Neurofibromatosis type 1&2
  • Research interests

    • Natural history of genetic syndromes
    • Noonan syndrome
    • Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome
    • Marshall-Smith syndrome