Andrew Morris is a consultant and senior lecturer in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine. He works on the Willink Metabolic Unit, within the Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust. This unit provides the metabolic service for the North of England and Andrew’s work includes the outreach service to Liverpool.
Dr Morris trained in metabolic diseases with Prof Leonard and Prof Clayton at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and did his PhD on mitochondrial disorders with Prof Turnbull in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He has been a consultant since 1996, first in Newcastle and then at Great Ormond Street Hospital, before moving to Manchester in 2003. He has wide experience of inborn errors of metabolism. His research has mainly concerned disorders of fatty acid oxidation and the mitochondrial respiratory chain, newborn screening and homocystinurias. He is on the Executive Committee of E-HOD.
Andrew has a particular interest in teaching. He was secretary of the SSIEM Education and Training Committee from 2011-16 and Chairman from 2016-19 and is now a Senior Advisor. He has organised and taught on many metabolic courses over the last 30 years, including all the SSIEM Academies.