Georgiou, Demetra - locum principal genetic counsellor (cancer)


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Demetra Georgiou


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Area of expertise: cancer genetics, genomics education, colorectal cancer genetics

  • Biography

    Demetra has been practicing within cancer genetics for over 9 years. She has recently gained experience in colorectal cancer genetics while based at St Mark’s hospital and North West Thames Regional Genetics Service.

    She has an interest in multidisciplinary work and patient pathways. Demetra is involved in cancer genetics education and works closely with the family history nurses in the region.

  • Education / training

    • BSc Biology – University of Crete, Greece
    • MSc Genetic Counselling – Cardiff University
  • Specialist interests

    • Hereditary colorectal cancer
  • Research interests

    • Cancer genetics mainstreaming
  • Publications

    NICE guideline DG27: Molecular testing strategies for Lynch syndrome in people with colorectal cancer.