Professor David FitzPatrick

Group Leader, Section Head


I studied medicine at UoE and then trained in paediatrics in Edinburgh, Bristol and Glasgow.  I trained in clinical genetics in Glasgow as a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow and in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Clinical Research Fellowship.  I have been a consultant in paediatric genetics in Edinburgh since 1994. My clinical interests are in paediatric neurodevelopmental disorders and syndrome identification.  My research interests are in the identification of genetic causes of serious developmental disorders.  


Education / Academic qualification

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Edinburgh Doctor of Medicine, University of Edinburgh Clinical and Gene Expression Studies of Palate Development

Professional Qualifications

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, FRCP Edin Member of the College of Physicians, MRCP (UK)