Clinical & Molecular Genetics Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
Professor Clayton graduated from Manchester University Medical School in 1984 (Distinction in Paediatrics), having obtained a first class degree in Physiology & Pharmacology in 1981. He did his early paediatric training around Manchester before embarking on an academic career in Paediatric Endocrinology. His MD thesis was on "Growth Patterns after Neuroaxis Irradiation in Childhood". He spent time at the University of Virginia, USA as a MRC Travelling Fellow in 1990/1 with his work there primarily directed at molecular endocrinology in the laboratory.