Scientific Management Group

United Kingdom

Keith Godfrey
Professor Keith Godfrey BM, PhD, FRCP
EpiGen Science Management Group Chair
Director, Centre for Developmental Origins of Health & Disease
Nutrition Theme Lead, NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre
NIHR Senior Investigator
Professor of Epidemiology and Human Development

Keith Godfrey is Director of the Centre for the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease at the University of Southampton. He leads the Lifecour…

Professor Karen A Lillycrop
Professor Karen A Lillycrop BSc, PhD
Principal Investigator (Transcriptional regulation & epigenetics)
Deputy Head of Biological Sciences
Director of Research
Professor of Epigenetics

Karen Lillycrop is a founder member of the EpiGen Consortium, an international Consortium, investigating the role of epigenetic processes in the de…

Professor Nicholas Harvey
Professor Nicholas Harvey MA, MB, BChir, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Epidemiology, Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist

Nick Harvey is Professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Southampton, and co-leads an MRC programme focused o…


Shiao-Yng Chan
Associate Professor Shiao-Yng Chan MBBChir, MRCOG, PhD
Deputy Executive Director and Senior Principal Investigator of SICS
Consultant Obstetrician at the National University Hospital (NUH)


Graduating with a medical degree from the University of Cambridge in 1995, Associate Professor Chan completed her specialist training in…

Dr Neerja Karnani
Dr Neerja Karnani PhD
Senior Principal Investigator (Systems Biology) SICS
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Neerja Karnani received her PhD (2002) from School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University in India, where she worked on multidrug resistance…

Johan Eriksson
Professor Johan Eriksson MD, DMSc,
Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore; Program Director, Folkhälsan Research Center

Johan Eriksson is a clinician-investigator who has recently joined SICS from the University of Helsinki where he was the Professor in Genera…

New Zealand

Professor Wayne Cutfield
Professor Wayne Cutfield BHB MB ChB DCH MD FRACP
Professor Wayne Cutfield, Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland

Wayne Cutfield is Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology at the Liggins Institute, and an expert on insulin sensitivity and action in childre…

Professor Mark Vickers
Professor Mark Vickers BSc, MSc (Hons), PhD
Associate Director, Academic, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland

Mark Vickers is based at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland. Dr Vickers’ research focus is on the effect of alterations in…

Dr Justin O’Sullivan
Associate Professor Justin O’Sullivan BSc (Hons), PhD
Associate Professor, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland

Justin O’Sullivan’s group takes a holistic approach to understand genomes and cell structure formation, function, and inheritance. Their goa…

Intellectual Property and Contract Management Group

Dr Sit Soon Tuck
Dr Sit Soon Tuck PhD, MBA
EpiGen Project Manager, Singapore
Heidi Brown
Heidi Brown
EpiGen Project Manager, United Kingdom
Heidi Nield
Heidi Nield
NiPPeR Clinical Trial Operations Director
Dr Judith Hammond
Dr Judith Hammond PhD
EpiGen Programme Manager, New Zealand
Jo Musgrove
Jo Musgrove
Head of Operations. EpiGen Research Consortium
Sandra King
Sandra King
Legal Counsel, Auckland UniServices Ltd; Solicitor; Patent Attorney NZ and Australia
Tim Stirrup
Dr Tim Stirrup PhD
Intellectual Property Advisor
Laura Keene
Laura Keene
IP Manager, University of Southampton
Peta Durrant
Peta Durrant
Contracts Officer, University of Southampton