Newcastle Laboratories

Gavin Cuthbert



Consultant Clinical Scientist (Deputy Head of Laboratory)

Consultant Clinical Scientist (Deputy Head of Newcastle Genetics Laboratory)

Qualifications: FRCPath Genetics – HCPC number:  CS00522

Tel: 0191 2418711 – e-mail:,

Biography:   Following graduation from Warwick University in 1989, Gavin worked in Cambridge, Leeds and Newcastle Cytogenetics laboratories developing a keen interest in oncology cytogenetics.  Between 2003 and 2011 he was the National Training Officer in Cytogenetics and coordinated provision and delivery of training with the profession.  Since 2011 he has run the Cancer Cytogenetics Service in Newcastle and from 2015 also had a role as Operational manager for the Northern England Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service (NEHODS)