Professor Richard Trembath Professor Richard Trembath

Richard Trembath

Richard is presently the Executive Dean at Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College London and Professor of Medical Genetics.

From 2011 to 2015, he was Vice-Principal for Health at Queen Mary University of London. He has championed translational bio-medical research and provides leadership for academia in the UK and beyond. His research interests include the identification and characterization of genes and the molecular pathways underlying a range of human common and rare disorders.

Additional Health, leadership roles include Executive Director of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2006-2011). He was a founding Director of the National Institute for Health Research Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre in association with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.  He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a former Senior Investigator for the National Institute of Health Research.

As a clinician scientist, he remains active in research and is co-director of a large programme titled East London Genes and Health (www.genesandhealth.org).

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