Kym Marie Boycott, PhD, MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor
University of Ottawa
Pediatrics

Biographical Sketch:
Kym Boycott is a Clinical Geneticist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute. She is an Associate Professor and holds a Faculty of Medicine Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. She completed her PhD, MD and FRCPC training in Medical Genetics at the University of Calgary. She is the recipient of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Clinical Investigatorship Award from the Institute of Genetics, the SickKids Foundation Young Investigator Award and the Basil O’Connor March of Dimes Young Investigator Award. Her current research is focused on the identification of genes and molecular pathways for rare disorders and she is the Lead Investigator of the Genome Canada, CIHR funded ‘Finding of Rare Disease Genes in Canada’ (FORGE Canada) and ‘Enhanced CARE for RARE (CARE for RARE) Genetic Diseases in Canada’ initiatives.
Papers:
S37 New Genetics of Short Stature: Beyond the GH-IGF Axis
S37-2 Floating Harbor Syndrome is Caused by Mutation of the Chromatin-Remodeling Factor SRCAP