The following medical professionals make up our medical advisory panel, each advising on a specialist subject area:
Professor Jeremy Turk MD, BSc (Hons), FRCPsych, FRCPCH, DCH Emeritus Professor of Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neurosciences, King’s College, University of London and Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Child & Young Person Autism Spectrum Condition Diagnostic Service, Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Professor Ann Le Couteur, BSc, MBBS, FRCPsych, FRCPCH
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK.
Professor Mike Thomson, MB ChB, DCH, MRCP(Paeds), FRCPCH, MD, FRCP
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Governor
The Children’s Hospital Sheffield, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK.
Dr Adam Shaw, MD, FRCP
Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Haematology and Oncology
Professor Finbarr Cotter, MB, BS, FRCP(UK), FRCPath, PhD
Professor of Experimental Haematology, Department of Medical Oncology, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Consultant Haematologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK.
Immunisation and Screening
Dr David Elliman, DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FFPH
Consultant in Community Child Health, Whittington Health, London, UK.
Immunisation and Community Paediatrics
Dr Helen Bedford, RGN, RHV, BSc, MSc, PhD, FFPH, FRCPCH
Senior Lecturer in Children’s Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.
Inherited Metabolic disorders
Dr Mike Champion, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Disease, Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Information last updated December 2020 by Rachel Gibson, Rare Conditions Information Officer, Contact.