Stephen F. Kingsmore is President/CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine. Previously he was Dee Lyons Chair in Genomic Medicine at the Univ. of Missouri-Kansas, Director of the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children’s Mercy Hospital, President/CEO of National Center for Genome Resources, Chief Operating Officer of Molecular Staging Inc., Vice President of Research at CuraGen Corporation, and Assistant Professor at the University of Florida. Dr. Kingsmore received MB ChB BAO and DSc degrees from Queen’s University of Belfast. He did residency and fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists. He was a MedScape Physician of the year in 2012, and received the 2013 Scripps Genomic Medicine award and 2013 ILCHUN prize of the Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. TIME magazine ranked his rapid genome diagnosis one of the top 10 medical breakthroughs of 2012.