Cathy Woodward

Clinical Scientist

The Neurogenetics Laboratory at UCLH provides a diagnostic genetic testing service for neurological disorders. The lab has a long-standing interest in mitochondrial disorders and is part of the Highly Specialised Service at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, providing analysis of mitochondrial DNA for patients. The laboratory works as part of  multidisciplinary team alongside clinicians and support staff to provide a high quality service to patients. Cathy has worked in the Neurogenetics laboratory since 1988 and is a senior Clinical Scientist in the mitochondrial genetic testing team, she also contributes to the translational research of the department, which helps to bring regular new advances to the diagnostic service.