Dr Patrick Deegan: New Appointment

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On 12 December 2005 Dr PatrickDeegan was appointed as a full-time NHS Consultant at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he will serve as a physician in General Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases.

'I am delighted that such an excellent person as Dr Patrick Deegan who knows the field has been appointed as a new consultant at Addenbrooke's Hospital,' writes Prof Timothy Cox. '

Dr Deegan will have substantial responsibility for Gaucher disease and other lysosomal disorders and will shortly take over many administrative responsibilities for our NSCAG (government centrally funded) Centre. He is a brilliant clinician and will remain research-active in this field. He has had uniquely in the country a rigorous professional training in clinical biochemistry in which he has also gained accreditation at the consultant level.

Dr Deegan, who originally trained in Dublin, says: 'This appointment allows me to continue the work in which I have been very happy in recent years. To look after patients with Gaucher disease and other lysosomal storage disorders in this environment has been a great privilege.'

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Source: Gauchers News June 2006.
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