Professor Richard Trembath
Richard Trembath's research has focused on identification of human disease genes, for which he has used established and emerging technologies. His research interests have spanned a range of extremely rare medical conditions, including pulmonary arterial hypertension to more common disorders for example the condition known as psoriasis and cluster headache. More recently he co-founded the East London Genes & Health project, which is based at Queen Mary University of London. This project is one of the world's largest community-based genetics studies aiming to improve health among people of Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage in East London.
Richard is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine at Kings College London and Professor of Medical Genetics. Previously, he was Vice-Principal for Health and Executive Dean of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London. He was a founding Director of the National Institute for Health Research Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre in association with Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and Non-Executive Director at the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.