Dr Fabio Girardi
Research Degree Student
Fabio is a practising medical oncologist from Italy. After obtaining his qualifications at the University of Padua (2005 and 2010), he worked at consultant level for several years in his home country, with a special interest in the management of brain tumours in adults. In 2015-2016 he studied for an MPhil in Epidemiology at the University of Cambridge.
Fabio has recently joined the Cancer Survival Group at LSHTM as a doctoral student, under the supervision of Prof Michel Coleman. He is funded by the Children with Cancer UK Jane Davidson and Paul O’Gorman Studentship. Using data from the CONCORD-3 study, his project aims to estimate and describe worldwide trends in survival from brain tumours by morphology, grade, topography, age, sex and time.