Eamonn Sheridan qualified in Medicine from the University of Manchester after undergraduate studies in Manchester and Frankfurt. He trained in clinical Genetics in Leeds and at the Kennedy Galton Center in London. He was then appointed consultant in Clinical Genetics in Bristol in 1996 took up an NHS consultant Clinical Geneticist post in Leeds in 1998. He was appointed as senior Lecturer in Clinical Genetics with the University of Leeds in 2006.
His research interests are in the investigation of genetic diseases in children and he is based at LIBACS.