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Holder, Muriel - consultant clinical geneticist


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Tel: 020 7188 1390 

  • Biography

    Muriel Holder started working as a consultant in clinical genetics at Guy's in June 2012.

    Before joining our hospital, she worked in clinical genetics at Lille University Hospital in France as a SpR for four years and as a lecturer for six years.

    Muriel studied at Cochin Port Royal Medical School in Paris, France before specialising in paediatrics and genetics in Lille 2 University.

  • Education and training

    BSc (MSBM)

    • Master in biochemistry, Paris 5 University, France (1989 -1990)
    • Master in molecular biology, Paris 5 University, France (1990 -1991)
    • Master in human genetics, Lille 2 University, France (1995 -1996)
    • Master in inherited metabolic diseases, Nancy University, France (1999-2000)

    MSc (DEA)

    • Research year in molecular biology, Paris 5 University, France (1997-1998)
    • Biochemistry and molecular biology department, Cochin Port-Royal Hospital, Paris, France (Pr Delpech).

    Medical degree in paediatrics

    • A rare cause of inherited deafness: oto-spondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia(September 1999)

    M.D. thesis

    • Cohen syndrome - 10 new cases (November 1999)

    Equivalence in clinical genetics (October 2000) 


    • Towards comprehension of cartilage formation and aging with two different approaches: transgenic mice and tracheal replacement. UMR 8161 CNRS, Institut de Biologie de Lille, France (2002-2006)

    Accreditation to supervise research (2010), Lille, France

  • Specialist interests

    • Limb anomalies
    • Dysmorphology
    • Inherited metabolic disorders
    • Fetal medidcine
    • Dermatology
  • Research interests

    • Limb anomalies