Zosia Miedzybrodzka is Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Aberdeen. She is also honorary consultant clinical geneticist and Service Clinical Director of Genetics for NHS Grampian and co-director of the University of Aberdeen Centre for Genome-enabled Biology and Medicine, Chair of the Scottish Genetics Consortium and Specialty Adviser to the Chief Medical Officer for genetics. Her areas of work place her on the interface between Clinical Practice and Research. Her professional interests lie in the application of genetic techology to medicine. She leads NHS Scotland participation in 100,000 genomes within the Scottish Genomes Project, The Scottish Familial Hypercholesterolaemia data linkage project and she led the pilot studies that demonstrated the utility of the Scottish neonatal dried blood spot collection for epidemiological studies.