Centre Profile

The National Centre for Medical Genetics (NCMG) is committed to providing a service of the highest quality. The Quality Policy of the NCMG is available for download as a PDF document.

The National Centre for Medical Genetics seeks to provide a comprehensive service for all patients and families in the Republic of Ireland affected by or at risk of a genetic disorder.

The Centre, under the directorship of Professor Andrew Green, is based in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin.

The Centre comprises three integrated units, a Clinical Genetics service, a Cytogenetics laboratory and a Molecular Genetics laboratory.

The Centre provides a service for both children and adults, and has clinic facilities designed with adults as well as children in mind.

There is a strong research element to the unit; the University College Dublin Department of Medical Genetics is based in the Centre.

Strong links are maintained to The UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science.

The NCMG laboratories routine working hours are from 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

The work of the National Centre for Medical Genetics is guided by the principles and practices enshrined in the Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, concerning Genetic Testing for Health Purposes.

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