Pam Bowman is an Academic Clinical Lecturer and Specialist Registrar in Clinical Genetics at the University of Exeter Medical School / Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Trust. She spends 50% of her time undertaking research and 50% of her time as a clinician.

Pam completed her undergraduate medical training at Cambridge University (MA) and Imperial College London (MBBS). She held NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships in Paediatrics (MRCPCH) then Psychiatry (MRCPsych) prior to starting her career in Clinical Genetics. She completed an MSc in genomic medicine in 2019 and a Diabetes UK funded PhD in 2020 with Professor Hattersley’s monogenic diabetes research team, and has 20 peer reviewed publications to date.

She is an expert in the neurodevelopmental phenotypes and treatment response in individuals with neonatal diabetes due to genetic variants in potassium channel genes, and led the development of a national highly specialised clinical service in Exeter for affected individuals.

Pam is chief investigator and co-investigator on 2 recently awarded Exeter BRC small project grants and is also leading an international study of the effects of early sulphonylurea treatment on neurodevelopment in neonatal diabetes.