Qualifications: BSc (Hons) (Cardiff), PhD (Cardiff), DSc (Swansea), FRCPath (London), FLSW (Wales), FRCPE (Edinburgh)
Experience: Professor Rees completed his PhD at the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1994 and has had academic positions at Cardiff (1989-1999), Auckland (1999-2004) and Swansea (2004-2019) Universities. His academic interests lie in the genetic basis of medical disorders with a recent focus on neurology, mental health and cardio-respiratory disease. Professor Rees is former Founder / Director of the Wales Epilepsy Research Network and a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and Fellow of the Learned Society for Wales. In April 2019, he joined the University of Sydney as Deputy-Executive Dean of Research Partnerships for the Faculty of Medicine and Health and is focusing on growing the research collaboration between the University and the USYD-affiliated MRI’s.