Leadership Team Member

Sean Ennis, Chief Scientific Officer

Sean Ennis

Chief Scientific Officer

As CSO, Sean is the guiding force behind GMI’s research and discovery programme. Sean has life-long experience in research in medical genetics. He has led and been involved in establishing collaborative approaches to investigating chronic conditions such as Motor Neuron Disease (ALS), Autism Spectrum Disorder and, more recently, Rare Diseases. He has extensive published research studies and is a frequent speaker in the area of genomics.

Sean holds a PhD in genetics from University College Dublin. He is a lecturer at the School of Medicine & Medical Sciences at UCD and is director of the UCD Academic Centre of Rare Diseases (ACoRD).