Wellcome Trust Centre For Mitochondrial Research

Karen Baty

Biography

Karen-Baty2I am a mitochondrial diagnostic technician within the NCG Mitochondrial Diagnostic Service. This role involves providing technical support to the molecular team, who work towards giving a molecular diagnosis to patients clinically affected with mitochondrial disorders.

I work alongside clinical scientists and other molecular technicians, as well as scientists in the other sections of the diagnostic service, biochemistry and histochemistry.

I was motivated to work in a diagnostic lab, particularly a lab dealing with patients affected with mitochondrial diseases because of the importance of finding and providing an answer to families who are affected with debilitating mitochondrial disorders.