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Dr Sofia Douzgou (MD (Hons), Specialty in Medical Genetics (Hons), MSc ) - personal details

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Dr Sofia Douzgou

Role: Honorary Senior Lecturer

Tel: 01612766268


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.