David Dimmock is a pioneer in clinical genomic medicine and passionate about elevating the standard of care for those with inborn errors of metabolism. With more than two decades of clinical experience under his belt, his medical practice specializes in patient- and family-centric care for rare disorders identified through newborn screening or advanced genomic techniques.
Early Life and Education
David Dimmock was born on December 22, 1721 in Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Bay Colony. His parents were Shubael Jr. Dimmick and Tabitha Dimmick (born Lothrop).
On June 26, 1746, at age 42 years and 9 months, He wed Thankful Dimmick in Boston.
He is a pediatrics specialist who earned his medical degree at St George’s University of London in England. His expertise lies in adult and pediatric metabolic diseases, along with clinical genetics and genomic medicine. At present, he practices at University Hospitals and accepts multiple insurance plans.
David Dimmock is a renowned clinical genomic medicine pioneer who has brought cutting-edge research to the forefront of medical care. This includes leading the implementation of rapid precision medicine based on whole genome sequencing at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine in San Diego.
He has also served as principal investigator on more than twenty industry-sponsored clinical trials to investigate novel therapeutics for orphan metabolic diseases.
He is now serving as Chief Medical Officer for RNA-based medicine developer Creyon Bio, which is striving to create an on-demand model by engineering oligonucleotide-based medicines (OBMs) with predictable safety and efficacy profiles. In this role, he will assist in collecting preclinical and clinical data that supports their groundbreaking platform. They are currently developing OBMs for treating diseases such as autism, phenylketonuria and sickle cell disease.
Achievement and Honors
David Dimmock is a renowned expert in clinical genomic medicine. He holds board certifications in medical genetics, clinical biochemical genetics and pediatrics.
After earning his medical degree from St George’s, University of London in England, he went on to complete a pediatric residency and fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Afterwards, he served as associate professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin and chaired its newborn screening metabolic disease subcommittee.
He is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Creyon Bio, a drug development company that designs RNA-based medicines with reliable safety and efficacy profiles. Additionally, he serves as Scientific Advisory Board member for BioMarin Pharmaceuticals.
Dimmock was an acclaimed television presenter during the early days of television in the 1950s. Additionally, he served in multiple leadership positions with the BBC.
He began his televisual career as a sports news broadcaster for the BBC in 1954, hosting the long-running show Sportsview (later Grandstand). In 1958 he became the first host of the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year awards.
From 1946-1972, he was an important figure in outside broadcasts at the BBC, heading the department responsible for events like Queen’s Coronation 1953 and first-televised Grand National 1960. Appointed assistant controller in 1961 and CVO (Civil Officer) 1968, he also left the BBC in 1972.
Dimmock was born in Southampton on August 10, 1966 and stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall with a weight of unknown.
She is a television presenter and gardening expert with an estimated net worth of $9 million dollars. This wealth has been acquired through her television presenting career as well as through her landscaping work.
At school, she originally intended to major in forensic science but ultimately chose horticulture. After studying amenity horticulture at Winchester and Somerset universities, she earned a BTEC Diploma with distinction and the National Technical Certificate for Turf Culture and Sporting Management.
She was a co-presenter on the BBC gardening show Ground Force for eight years and President of the Television and Radio Industries Club (TRIC) from 2003-2004. In addition to hosting multiple gardening shows, she covers the Chelsea Flower Show as well. Additionally, she has been involved with several charity initiatives such as Dreamflight–a charity which takes children suffering from serious illnesses to Florida for a “holiday of a lifetime”.