Sir John Burn
Professor of Clinical Genetics, Newcastle University
Consultant Clinical Geneticist in the Northern Genetics Service since 1984, Professor of Clinical Genetics, Newcastle University, over 400 publications. Knighted for services to Medicine and Healthcare 2010. Chief Investigator CaPP, the international Cancer Prevention Programme, which has shown aspirin can prevent hereditary colorectal cancer. Conceived and helped create the Millennium Landmark Centre for Life. Former chair British Society for Genetic Medicine, and of European Society of Human Genetics. Senior Investigator, National Institute Health Research. Director Collaborative Group for Genetics in Healthcare and chair of Department of Health Rare Disorders Databases and Registries Advisory Group. Non-executive director NHS England.