GMC Number: 4111562
Year of first qualification: 1994, University of London
Clinical interest: Adult and paediatric brain tumours
Secretary: Joanna McTiernan
Telephone: 0117 414 2405
Dr Kathreena Kurian BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCPath (Neuro) is consultant neuropathologist and Honorary Reader in Brain Tumour Research.
She is Head of the University of Bristol Brain Tumour Research Group.
She undertook medical training in Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London and neuropathology and research training in Edinburgh and Cambridge.
She specialises in both adult and paediatric brain tumours, having published widely and sits the National Cancer Research Institute Brain Clinical Studies Group.
She has authored a textbook - An Atlas of Gross Neuropathology; Cambridge University Press.
She is responsible for the set-up of BRASH (Brain Tumour bank South West) whereby clinicians/researchers can access tumour samples from consented patients in order to carry out trials of new therapies.
She is on the Board of the At Bristol Science Centre.