Professor Tariq Sethi
Head of Division
Head of Department of Respiratory Medicine & Allergy (Denmark Hill)
Professor Sethi is Head of Respiratory Medicine Kings Health Partners / Kings College London and was previously Professor of Respiratory and Lung Cancer Biology at the University of Edinburgh.
He was educated at Cambridge and London Universities followed by junior hospital jobs in London. He gained a PhD at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund London and was subsequently appointed lecturer in Medicine at Edinburgh University. As an MRC Travelling Fellow, he worked at the Scripps Research Insitute California, returning to Edinburgh as a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Leave Fellow.
His research interests are on the interaction between inflammation and lung cancer, focusing the regulation og proliferation and apoptosis by growth factor and integrin mediated signalling. He has numerous scientific papers and edited books on lung cancer. He is also on the editorial board of THORAX.