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Professor Richard Houlston

Pan-Cancer and Molecular Oncology lead

Richard Houlston,FMedSci FRS, is Professor in Cancer Genomics and Head of Genetics and Epidemiology at the Institute of Cancer Research. A medical graduate of Imperial College, he has over 30 years of research in cancer genetics and in translating discoveries to benefit patient care. He and his research group have been active in the 100,000 Genomes Project since its inception. Now, Professor Houlston is going to lead our Pan-Cancer and Molecular Oncology community to decipher genomic variations in over 200 distinct cancer types.

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