Deborah Mukherji, MD, MBBS, FRCP is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr Mukherji completed her advanced specialty training in Medical Oncology at Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK and was awarded a Post-Graduate Diploma in Oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research, University of London. Following this, Dr Mukherji joined the Royal Marsden Hospital London where she worked in clinical research and drug development.
Dr Mukherji is a member of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Faculty for prostate cancer and is on the scientific committee for the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer. She is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and co-chairs the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference Middle East Satellite Meeting.
Speaking on genitourinary and gastrointestinal malignancies and global health
Dr Mukherji has over 130 peer-reviewed publications with over 2500 citations. Her research focuses on the identification of novel biomarkers and possible targets for the treatment of various types of cancer, specifically with emphasis on colorectal cancer (CRC). She is currently also the co-investigator on the UKRI funded cancer workstream of the research for health in conflict (R4HC) project. Additionally, Dr Mukherji has conducted research on gender-related barriers to female leadership in oncology in the Middle East and is actively involved in promoting gender equity in the region.