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Genetics 101: Somatic vs. Inherited Mutations

Maanasa Polubothu, MD, PhD, is an academic paediatric dermatologist, working in the Pediatric Dermatology department of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children London. She trained in Medicine at Glasgow University, and in Paediatrics and Paediatric Dermatology in London. She undertook a laboratory research PhD in Molecular Genetics of paediatric dermatology diseases at University College London. She specializes in the clinical management and genetic investigation of complex lymphatic and vascular anomalies, as well as other mosaic disorders.