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Prof. Alan Purohit

Consultant Imperial College LondonMedicine
Qualifications:

PhD MSc BSc FRCPath

Location: London, UK

Biography

Dr. Purohit is an enthusiastic and dedicated scientist in the fields of cancer aetiology and therapeutics with over twenty years’ academic – industrial experience in Oncology Drug Discovery & Women’s Health.  He is the Pioneer and International lead in the development of Steroid Sulfatase Inhibitors. Dr. Purohit’s research interests have focussed mainly on the regulation and control of oestrogenic steroid synthesis in normal and malignant breast tissues.  Research into the regulation of the enzymes involved in oestrogen synthesis in relation to the growth and development of breast tumours, has led to more than 180 published high-impact papers and more than 27 patents.

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