Dr Terri McVeigh

Consultant Clinical Geneticist MB BAO BCh. (Hons), PGCert (Medical Genetics), PGDip (Med. Sci.), MSc (Clin. Ed.), PhD, MRCS

Specialism: Cancer genetics

Available at: Chelsea, Sutton

Special interests:

  • Cancer Predisposition in Children, Adolescents and Adults (syndromic and non-syndromic)
  • Application of genomic testing to direct cancer treatment
  • Clinical Education


Dr Terri McVeigh is a Consultant Clinical Geneticist specializing in Cancer Genetics.

Dr McVeigh undertook undergraduate medical training, core surgical training and Higher Specialist Training in Clinical Genetics in Ireland. Her specialist training was funded by the Health Research Board/Health Service Executive National Academic SpR Fellowship, with clinical and research fellowships in the Royal Marsden, in Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, and in QIMR Berghofer, Brisbane Australia.

She was awarded a PhD from National University of Ireland, Galway for her work investigating the translational applications of genomic profiling in breast cancer. She holds a Masters in Clinical Education. She is a core tutor of the Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Cancer Diagnosis, Screening, and Treatment Module of the ICR -led MSc in Genomic Medicine (Imperial College London).

She is a member of the steering committee of the Cancer Genetics Group of the British Society of Genomic Medicine.

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