Professor of Translational Cancer Genetics at ICR
Clare Turnbull MD PhD FRCP FRCPath MFPH MA MSc (Epidemiology)
Professor of Translational Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research, London
NHS Consultant in Clinical Cancer Genetics (Honorary), Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London
Consultant in Public Health Medicine (Honorary), Public Health England, London
Clare is Professor of Translational Cancer Genetics in the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at the Institute of Cancer Research. Over the last year, she has also worked closely with PHE, NHS Improvements and CRUK regarding cancer survival and routes to diagnosis in the context of COVID-19-related disruption. More broadly, her research spans statistical, population and public-health-related analyses of cancer epidemiology, genetic cancer susceptibility and implementation of expanded genomic testing. Undertaking germline, somatic and functional genomic studies in various tumour types, Clare has a particular interest in testicular cancer. Her team has led the international field in identification of genetic factors influencing testicular germ cell tumorogenesis.
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