Dr Sofia Douzgou (MD (Hons), Specialty in Medical Genetics (Hons), MSc ) - personal details
Role: Honorary Senior Lecturer
Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Saint Mary's Hospital Oxford Road, Manchester. M13 9WL
Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Saint Mary's Hospital
Oxford Road, Manchester. M13 9WL
Sofia Douzgou was born in Athens, Greece. She graduated from La Sapienza University Medical School, Rome, Italy, with Honours, in 2004 and from La Sapienza University Postgraduate School of Medical Genetics, Rome, Italy, with Honours, in 2008. During her training, she undertook research in neuropsychiatric diseases. From 2008 to 2010, she was appointed Consultant Geneticist in the Institute of Child Health, ‘Aghia Sophia’ Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece with limited, short-term funding from the Greek Ministry of Health and Welfare. In 2011, Sofia opened a private Clinical Genetics clinic in Athens, Greece.
In 2013, she completed a Master’s degree in Health management at the School of Economics, University of Piraeus, Greece.
Dr Douzgou was appointed a Consultant at the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine in July 2013.
She is co-organizer of the International Manchester Dysmorphology Course and Conference and has assisted the Orphanet project – The European portal on rare diseases and orphan drugs, in Rome, Athens and Manchester.