Clinical genetics and genomics laboratory

The Clinical Genetics and Genomics laboratory is based at Royal Brompton Hospital, London and offers diagnostic genetic testing for families and individuals at risk of inherited cardiac and respiratory conditions.   

We offer next-generation sequencing (NGS), including copy number variant analysis, improving diagnosis of inherited cardiac and respiratory conditions (ICC and IRC). This includes testing for cystic fibrosis (CF), aortopathies, vasculopathies and familial hyperchloesterolaemia.      

We are a UKAS-accredited medical laboratory (ISO15189:2012), and there are more details on our schedule of accreditation. We participate in European Molecular Genetics Quality Network (EMQN) and UK National External Quality Assessment Service (NEQAS) Quality Assurance schemes. 

The lab works with clinical geneticists, specialist physicians from a wide range of medical specialties and an advanced nursing team, all based at the Trust. This ensures that patients receive professional advice before testing and after a result has been given. UKAS logo and the Trust number 9295

These pages are most relevant for healthcare professionals:

FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS: Detailed medical and genetics information is complicated and can be confusing. We encourage you to discuss this information with your doctor or a genetic counsellor to help you understand the information.  


Clinical genetics and genomics laboratory 

Ground floor (level 2), Sydney wing, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, SW3 6NP

Telephone: 020 7352 8121 ext. 83009
Email: rbh-tr.genomics@nhs.net or geneticslab@rbht.nhs.uk 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm 

Head of laboratory: Dr Deborah Morris-Rosendahl

Useful documents

Non-NHS molecular genetic testing request and consent form (492.4KB)

Molecular genetic testing request and consent form (pdf, 431KB)

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