Professor Siddharth Banka
Rare Conditions Centre Clinical Lead, University of Manchester
Sid is a Clinician Scientist who combines genomics with clinical and functional studies in rare human genetic disorders. He is a Professor of Genomic Medicine and Rare Diseases at the University of Manchester, a Consultant Clinical Geneticist at the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, and the Founding Clinical Director of the Manchester Rare Conditions Centre. The overall aim of his work is to improve diagnosis and treatments for individuals living with rare conditions.
Rare Research & Funding
Rare Disease researchers take part in a poster and pitch session to share their novel approaches to engaging patients in research. Then joined by a panel of research funders to explore the challenges, opportunities and novel approaches to funding this vital research.