Stephen F. Kingsmore MB, ChB, BAO, DSc, FRCPath

Stephen F. Kingsmore MB, ChB, BAO, DSc, FRCPath

President and CEO
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine
Rady Children’s Hospital
San Diego, CA

Dr. Stephen F. Kingsmore is the President and CEO of the Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego. Previously he was the Dee Lyons/Missouri Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and Executive Director of Medical Panomics, and the founding Director of the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children’s Mercy – Kansas City. Prior to that Dr. Kingsmore was the President and CEO of the National Center for Genome Resources, COO of Molecular Staging Inc., Vice President of Research at CuraGen Corporation, founder of GatorGen, and Assistant Professor at the University of Florida’s School of Medicine. Dr. Kingsmore received MB ChB BAO and DSc degrees from the Queen’s University of Belfast. He trained in clinical immunology in Northern Ireland and did residency in internal medicine and fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists. He was a MedScape Physician of the year in 2012, and received the 2013 Scripps Genomic Medicine award and 2013 ILCHUN prize of the Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. TIME magazine ranked his rapid genome diagnosis method one of the top 10 medical breakthroughs of 2012. In 2015 he received a Guinness World Record for the fastest genetic diagnosis.