Dr Leigh Jackson

COG-Train Programme Lead (Scientific)

Leigh joined the COG-Train Team as its Scientific Lead following his extensive work with COG-UK earlier in the year. Leigh offers an expert perspective and his scientific input into the course development and content creation. Leigh also helps to coordinate a number of National projects such as the ONS, REACT and GenOMICC studies, as well as COVID-19 vaccine trials. Away from the COG-UK Consortium, Leigh is a lecturer in Genomic Medicine at the University of Exeter where he researches rare diseases and the clinical utility of genotyping for detecting rare pathogenic variants.