Professor Arnie Purushotham

Professor Arnie Purushotham has been a Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Academic for 20 years having worked in Glasgow, Cambridge and London. He was the Director of Breast Services at Addenbrookes NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge for 7 years prior to becoming Professor of Breast Cancer at King’s College London and Consultant Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust in 2005. He is the Director of King’s Health Partners Cancer Centre and Vice-Dean International for the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London.

As a scientific researcher for the last 25 years, Professor Purushotham’s goal has been to drive high quality clinical and translational research that directly impacts on breast cancer patients. Key areas of research are patterns of metastatic spread, pathophysiology of lymphoedema, sentinel lymph node biopsy, novel optical intra-operative imaging, window of opportunity targeted therapy trials, cancer and evolutionary biology & cancer outcomes.