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Chief Editor: Christopher Morrey

Chris joined Genome Medicine in 2016 and previously worked on the BMC series. He studied Pharmacology at the University of Leeds and was awarded his PhD from the University of Surrey in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medical College (New York). His doctoral research was on the cardioprotective anti-adrenergic effects of histamine receptor activation in myocardial ischemia. He is based in the New York office.

Reviews Editor: Romina Andrew

Romina joined Genome Medicine in October 2010. She was previously Editor of Trends in Molecular Medicine for eight years. She received her PhD from Imperial College London studying genetic and molecular correlates of Borrelia burgdorferi pathogenicity. Her postdoctoral research at the University of Cambridge focused on genetically defined Salmonella mutants and their virulence.

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Senior Editor: Rabia Begum

Rabia studied Biochemistry at Kings College London and received a PhD in neurogenetics from the MRC Prion Unit, UCL Institute of Neurology. Her doctoral research was focused  on genetic modifiers of prion disease and mechanisms of disease susceptibility. Her research interests include neurogenetics and neurogenomics. She is based in the London office.

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Associate Editor: Julia Simundza

Julia received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Wheaton College, MA and completed a PhD at the New York University Sackler Institute of Biomedical Sciences. Her doctoral research focused on characterization of novel lineage markers in mammary gland development and mouse models of breast cancer. She is based in the New York office.