Multi-disciplinary researcher investigating perspectives and experiences of genetic and genomic testing, risk assessment and genetic therapies.
Current and recent projects:
- CureHeart - genetic therapies for inherited heart conditions
- ePREGCARE - genomic recurrence risk assessment strategy for couples after a child is diagnosed with a genetic condition caused by a de novo (new) genetic variant
- Adoptees and Direct-to-Consumer testing
Junior Research Fellow in Medical Sciences, St. Annes College / Centre for Personalised Medicine (CPM) (Sept. 2023)
Elected Fellow, Royal Historical Society
Graduate member of Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors (AGNC) and British Psychological Society (BPS)
Providing recurrence risk counselling for parents after diagnosis of a serious genetic condition caused by an apparently de novo mutation in their child: a qualitative investigation of the PREGCARE strategy with UK clinical genetics practitioners.
Kay AC. et al, (2023), J Med Genet
Adoptees’ views and experiences of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genomic testing: an exploratory interview study from the UK
Kay A. and Taverner N., (2022), Journal of Community Genetics