Our Staff & Trustees

The Marfan Trust is a small charity which has two staff members, the Fundraising Administrator and the Director of the Sonalee Laboratory. We also have six Trustees and a Chairman who all have a wide range of skills and expertise. They donate their time to ensure that the Trust meets its key objectives. We are also very lucky to have the wonderful Dr Anne Child who is the Medical Director and Medical Adviser to the Marfan Trust. She provides an invaluable level of knowledge and compassion.

We would like to introduce you to the team:

Medical Director: Dr Anne Child MD FRCP

Dr Child graduated in Medicine from the University of Toronto. Specialising in paediatrics, she studied in Vancouver, New York and San Francisco. A growing interest in prevention of disease through genetic counselling and early diagnosis led her to specialise in clinical genetics, firstly in Montreal…

Director of Sonalee Laboratory: Dr José Antonio Aragon-Martin, BSc (Hons), PhD

Born in Madrid, Spain, Dr José Aragon Martin (José) obtained his BSc (Hons) in biochemistry from the University of Greenwich in 2001 and joined the Department of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences at St Georges University of London in 2003. He worked collaboratively between this department and the Department…