Prof. Jude Fitzgibbon University of London, UK

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Jude Fitzgibbon is Professor of Personalised Cancer Medicine at Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. He received his BA degree in Genetics at Trinity College Dublin, completing his PhD studies at University College London. Jude’s work in lymphoma focusses on a B... read morecell malignancy called Follicular Lymphoma. While the disease is considered incurable, tumours are chemo-sensitive, with many patients experiencing several episodes of relapse prior to the disease becoming refractory to treatment. A historical policy of repeat biopsy has allowed the group to trace the genetic changes in these tumours over time uncovering a highly complex pattern of tumour evolution and actionable gene mutations.