Dr Aideen McInerney-Leo

Dr. Aideen McInerney-Leo studied Human Genetics as an undergraduate at the University College London and her Masters in Genetic Counselling at the University of Manchester. Following graduation, Aideen moved to the National Institutes of Health where she conducted research for the following eight years. She was also associate director of the genetic counselling master’s program at Johns Hopkins University. Aideen moved to Brisbane in 2006 where she initially practiced clinically. In 2011 she returned to clinical research at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute and subsequently completed her PhD on the analysis of whole exome sequencing for rare disorders. She currently works at QUT focusing on genomics education, genomics research and facilitating the integration of genomics into healthcare.