Written Evidence Submitted by Dr Yiannis Mavrommatis



My background/disclosure

I hold the following positions:


  1. There is a need for distinction between lifestyle/wellbeing genotyping and medical/diagnostic genotyping.


Suggestion: To consider a two-tier approach and distinguish between diagnostic/medical testing and wellbeing testing.


  1. Education



Suggestion: To offer consistent and standardised education to allied health professionals during their training. Education opportunities should also be offered to practising professionals (eg dietitians and nutritionists).




(June 2020)