Professor David H. Skuse
Honorary Consultant Developmental Psychiatrist – Great Ormond Street Hospital
Professor of Behavioural and Brain Sciences – Institute of Child Health

David Skuse is Professor of Behavioural and Brain Sciences at the Institute of Child Health, University College London, and Honorary Consultant in Developmental Neuropsychiatry at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He moved from the Institute of Psychiatry, London, to UCL’s Institute of Child Health in 1985, where he established the world’s first clinical and research centre for ‘High Functioning Autism’, together with novel standardised screening instruments and interviews.

His primary research programs include studies of mental health risks in children with intellectual disability due to rare genetic disorders and whether gene therapy can ameliorate associated neurodevelopmental conditions in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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