Clinical Genetics: President

Candidates

Akhil Sonecha

Hey my name is Akhil and I'm a second year medic running to be Clinical Genetics President. Genetics is at the forefront of medical research right now - there's never been a better time to be involved with the society! Here is the agenda if I become president: 1. The best approach is a proactive approach. Opportunities to teach and present to peers and lower years should be maximised for those of you who want ...

Winston Tang

Hi! I'm Winston, a Medical Biosciences student entering his penultimate year, and I'm excited to announce my candidacy for the role of President of Imperial Clinical Genetics. Having interned at the CUHK prenatal genomics lab in the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, I grasped just how integral genetics was to everyday clinical applications. Using clinical genetics to protect parents globally from potential tra ...

Vaishaanth Nagaraj

Hi everyone, I’m Vaishaanth, running for President. My first exposure to clinical genetics came via my research internship at ASTAR in Singapore, where I interned in a project on cardiovascular genetics, understanding the role of gene expression of vascular smooth muscle cells in the progression of atherosclerosis. This experience highlighted the rising relevance of utilising genomics in addressing health issu ...