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Shirley V. Hodgson

Shirley V. Hodgson, British geneticist. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.


  • Hodgson, Shirley V. was born on February 22, 1945 in London, Canada. Arrived in England, 1945. Daughter of Lionel S. and Margaret (Leathes) Penrose.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University College, London, 1966. Bachelor of Medicine BCh, Oxford University, 1969.


    • Consultant clinical geneticist Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, 1988-1990. Reader clinical genetics Southeast Thames Regional Genetics Center, Guy's Hospital, London, since 1990. Senior registrar clinical genetics, Guy's Hospital, 1983-1988, part-time registrar Paediatrics Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex, 1980-1983.

      Part-time fellow in pediatrics, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1976, others.

    Major achievements

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.


    • A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics
    • This extensively up-dated and expanded edition provides the busy clinician with an essential overview of the latest developments in human cancer genetics - an area that has made significant advances since publication of the first edition.


    • Married Humphrey J.F. Hodgson, 1971. Children: Julian, Anna.
    • father: Lionel S. Penrose
    • mother: Margaret (Leathes) Penrose
    • spouse: Humphrey J.F. Hodgson
    • children: Julian Hodgson
    • Anna Hodgson
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    Born February 22, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1966
      University College
    • 1969
      Oxford University
    • 1988 - 1990
      Consultant, clinical geneticist Addenbrooke's Hospital
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1990
      reader clinical genetics Southeast Thames Regional Genetics Center
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa