Dr Jonathan Krell is a Consultant Oncologist specialising in breast and gynaecological cancers, with particular interest in cancer genetics and hereditary malignancies, especially with respect of BRCA and other gene mutations. His clinical focus is on the systemic management of patients with gynaecological and breast cancers.
Dr Krell qualified in medicine at Leeds University Medical School, where he also gained a first class honours degree in Pharmacology. He completed junior doctor positions at St James’ Hospital, Leeds and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London. He then undertook oncology training at Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals.
His PhD work was funded by the Medical Research Council and this investigated the interplay between genetic mutations, DNA damage and the response to cancer therapeutics. Dr Krell is a leading member of the translational research team within the Cancer Research UK and Ovarian Cancer Action centres at Imperial College that aim to overcome resistance to current anti-cancer agents in ovarian and breast cancer.
Dr Krell has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and he regularly presents on his research at national and international conferences.