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Richard Gilbertson

University of Cambridge, UK

Richard Gilbertson trained as a pediatric oncologist in the UK before moving in 2000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA where he served as Scientific and Comprehensive Cancer Center Director, Executive Vice President and Lillian R. Cannon Endowed Chair. In August 2015, he moved back home to England where he directs the Department of Oncology and the Cancer Centre at Cambridge University. His laboratory research is focused on understanding the link between normal development and the origins of cancer, particularly brain tumors.

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