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Professor Richard Trembath was appointed Executive Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine in 2015.

A geneticist, Richard studied at Guy’s Hospital Medical School. Following postgraduate training at the Institute of Child Health, he moved to the University of Leicester in 1992, where he was later appointed to the Foundation Chair of Medical Genetics. He was appointed Vice-Principal for Health at QMUL and Executive Dean of the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. 

From 2005-2011 he was Head of Genetics & Molecular Medicine at King’s and was appointed Founding Director of the NIHR Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre.