Generation Scotland

Meet the Team

The Generation Scotland team is responsible for management of the project. They have a variety of roles ensuring everything runs smoothly. Meet them here.

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Professor David Porteous, Principal Investigator

David trained in genetics at the University of Edinburgh then undertook a PhD in genetics. Following post-doctoral training in biomedical science in Oxford, he returned to Edinburgh to take up an MRC Training Fellowship the MRC Mammalian Genome Unit.

In his population health genetics research, David conceived and initiated Generation Scotland, a major collaborative initiative between the Scottish Medical Schools and the NHS in Scotland.

Generation Scotland aims to create more effective treatments based on gene knowledge to the medical, social and economic benefit of Scotland and its people. Research participants from across Scotland have helped Generation Scotland create a world class biomedical resource for research into the genetic and environmental determinants of physical and mental health.

Generation Scotland Team Members

Professor Andrew McIntosh Co-Principal Investigator
Professor Cathie Sudlow Co-Principal Investigator
Doctor Riccardo Marioni Co-Principal Investigator
Professor Caroline Hayward Co-Principal Investigator
Archie Campbell Chief Technology Officer
Robin Flaig Chief Operations Officer
Louise Hartley Finance and Administration
Rachel Edwards Communications and Administration
Rebecca Dawson Recruitment, Engagement and Communications
Chloe Fawns-Ritchie Participant Data Collection
Cliff Nangle NHS Scotland Health Record Linkage


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