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The Liver Molecular Genetics laboratories form part of the South East Genomics Laboratory Hub, providing specialist genetic testing services for a range of gastric and hepatic diseases.

Laboratory overview

Liver Molecular Genetics is a UKAS accredited medical laboratory (No: 8805) accredited to ISO15189:2012 for the tests listed in the schedule of accreditation on the UKAS website (

Key features

The laboratory delivers a range of tests for gastric and hepatic diseases, all of which are aligned to the NHSE Genomics Test Directory 

The laboratory also has an active research and development programme with close affiliation to King’s College London.

Clinical Team overview

The Liver Molecular Genetics laboratory works closely with King’s College Hospital Clinical Hepatology. The laboratory is co-located with the clinical staff within the KCH Institute of Liver Studies. The laboratory is led clinically by Professor of Molecular Hepatology, Richard Thompson, providing a unique connection between the scientific and clinical teams. Scientific team members actively contribute to patient management through multi-disciplinary meetings.