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Dr Nirupa Murugaesu

Dr Nirupa Murugaesu MBBS BSc PhD FRCP
Consultant in Medical Oncology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Cancer Lead for Genomics, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, South East Genomic Laboratory Hub & Genomic Medicine Service Alliance
Principal Clinician in Cancer Genomics & Cancer Studies at Genomics England

Dr Murugaesu is a Consultant in Medical Oncology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She trained in medical oncology at St Bartholomew’s and University College London Hospitals and completed a PhD at the Institute of Cancer Research in 2011. Following this, she completed a clinical lectureship in the Translational Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory at University College London and the Francis Crick Institute, with an academic research interest in tracking cancer evolution through therapy. Dr Murugaesu is also Cancer Lead for Genomics at the South East Genomic Laboratory Hub and the Principal Clinician for Cancer Genomics and Clinical Studies at Genomics England. This role includes clinical leadership and oversight of the cancer programme to optimise NHS cancer pathways and pathology pipelines for sample collection, along with engagement of the UK clinical academic community to transform delivery of molecular testing in NHS clinical cancer care and enhance research outputs.

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