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Dr Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj
Maple House 1st Floor
149 Tottenham Court Road
Tel: 020 3447 2118
Fax: 020 3447 2129
  • Senior Research Associate
  • Women's Cancer
  • Inst for Women's Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary

Main interest in ovarian and endometrial cancer screening. Alex is part of the core team of the United Kingdom Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS), a randomised controlled trial involving 202,638 women from the UK assessing the mortality impact of screening. She has also been involved in the International Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium (OCAC) looking at genetic predisposition to ovarian cancer and has contributed to a number of publications in this field. Alex has an interest in the menopause transition and the therapies that women use to alleviate their menopausal symptoms. Other interests include biomarker discovery for ovarian as well as other cancers.

Teaching Summary

Alex is involved in teaching on the MSc Reproductive Health course. She has also tought on the MSc Clinical Biochemistry course at the University of Westminster. 

Academic Background
2002 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Cancer Research/Molecular Biology King's College London
1998 MSc Master of Science – Immunology St George's Hospital Medical School
1996 Ba.BiomedScH Bachelor Biomedical Science (Honours) – Biomedical Sciences University of Westminster
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