Dr Katie Snape
Joint Lead Consultant for Cancer Genetics
Katie is a Consultant in Cancer Genetics at St George’s, University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and jointly leads the cancer genetics unit of the South West Thames Regional Genetics Service. Katie qualified as a doctor in 2003 from Guy’s, Kings and St. Thomas’ Medical School. She became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2007 and a Fellow in 2019. Katie achieved her CCT in clinical genetics in 2014.
Katie has a PhD in molecular genetics from the Institute of Cancer Research. Her research involved using next generation sequencing technologies to identify cancer associated genomic variation. Katie has a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare and Biomedical Education, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University London, where she leads the undergraduate medical school genomics programme, alongside developing and delivering other face to face and online undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in genomic medicine.
Katie jointly runs the tertiary genetics endocrine tumour predisposition clinic at St George’s alongside her endocrinology colleagues, and the germline haematological malignancy clinic at Kings College Hospital. Her peripheral clinics take place at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton and East Surrey Hospital. Katie is secretary of the UK Cancer Genetics Group.
Cancer genetics secretaries