Dr Lauren Kerr
Early Detection Programme Manager
Cancer Research UK
Dr Kerr was appointed an Early Detection Programme Manager at Cancer Research UK in 2016. She is responsible for managing a biomarker discovery programme and initiatives to improve industry engagement and the translation of diagnostics. In 2014, she completed PhD at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, examining ErbB4 splice variants as biomarkers and/or molecular targets in glioblastoma. Following this, she completed a Post-Doctoral position imaging respiratory disease in vivo at Synchrotrons in Australia and Japan.
Early detection and diagnosis, biomarker discovery and validation, diagnostic biomarkers, oncology, diagnostic development, screening.