Professor Nandita deSouza

Professor Nandita deSouza is the lead academic radiologist at The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

She is a Professor in Translational Imaging, co-director of the Cancer Research UK Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research Group at the ICR. In this role Professor deSouza co-ordinates multi-disciplinary research projects involving clinical medicine, physics, biochemistry and engineering that are aimed at improving patient care.

Her research has primarily focused on using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify biological indicators of a patient’s prognosis and likely response to treatment and to improve techniques for diagnosing cancer, including using robotic devices to better target biopsies.