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Professor Richard Houlston

Head of Division and Group Leader

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Professor Richard Houlston is Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology. His research focuses on the identification and characterisation of genetic susceptibility to cancer. Group: Myeloma Group Group: Cancer Genomics
+44 20 8722 4175 ORCID 0000-0002-5268-0242


Richard Houlston graduated with distinction in Medicine from Imperial College London, gaining MD and PhD degrees from the University of London. Following various medical internships and Fellowships he joined the Institute of Cancer Research in 1994. In 2017, Professor Houlston’s outstanding contributions to the field of cancer genetics were recognised with his election as a Fellow to The Royal Society.

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