Prof Mary Porteous

Prof Mary Porteous

Service Lead SE Scotland Genetic Service
NHS Lothian Honorary Consultant, Honorary Chair University of Edinburgh

Mary has had a longstanding interest in Huntington's Disease (HD) and is the local Principal Investigator on the ENROLL HD Registry study, an international collaboration documenting the natural history of the disease over time and amassing detailed clinical information on volunteers at risk or, or affected by, HD that are potentially interested in participating in treatment trials.

Originally from Edinburgh, Mary studied medicine in St. Andrews and Manchester, trained in paediatrics in Liverpool then Clinical Genetics in Glasgow and Newcastle before taking up her current post in Edinburgh in 1992.

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