Ramsay Bowden

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Dr Ramsay Bowden

Fellow, Director of Studies in Medical Sciences (Part IA)
University Positions
Clinical Research Fellow
Specialising in
Clinical Genetics

Ramsay Bowden is a Clinical Geneticist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge.

Academic interests

Ramsay Bowden’s academic interests include: 

  • Molecular mechanisms of the DNA damage response
  • Clinical DNA repair disorders
  • High throughput genetic screening strategies
  • Rare disease therapeutics.

Degrees obtained

  • MA, MB BChir, Cantab.
  • MPhil in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Cantab.
  • MRCP.


Ramsay Bowden studied pre-clinical and clinical medicine at Jesus College, Cambridge, qualifying in 2010. She went on to undertake specialist training in Clinical Genetics at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

In 2016 she was awarded a Wellcome Clinical Research Fellowship to study for a PhD under the supervision of Professor Steve Jackson at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge. Through her research, Dr Bowden has developed large scale genetic interaction screening techniques to identify new therapeutic targets in genetic disease. She has a particular interest in diseases associated with defective DNA repair pathways. 

Other interests

Millinery, travel, cookery.

Publications, links and resources

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