Professor Kathreena Kurian runs the Brain Tumour Research Centre, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol. Her work aims to reduce the burden of disease for brain cancer patients by identifying risk factors and biomarkers that will inform prevention, personalised diagnosis and treatment.
She is a Professor of Neuropathology and Honorary Consultant at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol Trust and runs the NIHR portfolio IVMT cohort study.
She undertook medical training in Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London. She undertook higher pathology and neuropathology clinical (FRCPath Neuro) in Edinburgh and Cambridge.
She is Chair of the British Neuropathological Society Clinical Practice Committee and is a member of the Tessa Jowell Cancer mission.