Malcolm Ferguson-Smith

Biography of Malcolm Ferguson-Smith

Malcolm Ferguson-Smith
Malcolm Ferguson-Smith

Malcolm Andrew Ferguson-Smith (1931- ) is an award winning graduate of the University who was Professor of Medical Genetics from 1973 until 1987.

Ferguson-Smith graduated MB, ChB in 1955 and was appointed a lecturer in Medical Genetics at the University in 1961. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1965 and Reader in 1971, and he was Honorary Consultant in Medical Paediatrics at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children from 1966 and in Clinical Genetics at Yorkhill and Associated Hospitals from 1973 to 1987.

In 1987, Ferguson-Smith left Glasgow to become Professor of Pathology and Professorial Fellow at Peterhouse College, Cambridge. He was also Director of the Cambridge University Centre for Medical Genetics from 1989.

Malcolm's father, John Ferguson-Smith, also graduated from the University of Glasgow.


Malcolm Ferguson-Smith

Born 1931.
University Link: Alumnus, Honorary Graduate, Lecturer, Professor
GU Degrees: MB ChB, 1955; DSc, 2002;
Occupation categories: geneticists
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Record last updated: 8th Jul 2021

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University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Honorary Graduate
  • Lecturer
  • Professor

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World Changing Achievements

Malcolm Ferguson-Smith is listed on the University of Glasgow World Changing website.

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