Neil Hanchard, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical InvestigatorNational Human Genome Research Institute [NHGRI]
Dr. Hanchard received his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.D. equivalent) degree with honors in 1999 from the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. He was then awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University. In 2004, Dr. Hanchard received a doctorate degree in clinical medicine and human genetics. Thereafter, he completed clinical training in pediatric and adolescent medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and in medical genetics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Dr. Hanchard is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. He is also a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and recently completed a three-year tenure on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Human Genetics. Before joining NHGRI, Dr. Hanchard was a tenured associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Hanchard has coauthored over 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts, including papers in the American Journal of Human Genetics and the British Journal of Hematology, and additional publications in Science, Nature, Nature Communications and the New England Journal of Medicine.