Professor of Neurological Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK.
Stephen Sawcer is Professor of Neurological Genetics at the University of Cambridge and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Ipswich Hospital. He completed a BSc in Physics at Liverpool University before going to medical school (MB ChB) at Birmingham University. He became MRCP in 1991 and FRCP in 2010. His PhD was undertaken at the University of Cambridge and was supervised by Professor Alastair Compston and Professor Peter Goodfellow. Professor Sawcer has worked on the genetics of multiple sclerosis for more than 20 years with a main focus on genomewide approaches. He is a member of the International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC) and the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium (WTCCC).