Dr Ananth Shankar

  • Qualifications
    MBBS, DCH, MD, MRCP, FRCPCH
  • NHS Base
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU
  • Speciality
    Paediatric and adolescent oncology
  • Sub speciality
    Hodgkin lymphoma and neuro-oncology
  • Year qualified
    1986
  • Consulting address
    6th Floor Central, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PQ
  • Research interests
    Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma – biology of disease process. Low grade gliomas – functional imaging in adolescent low grade gliomas.
  • Languages
    English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Urdu
  • Biography

    My main area of interest is in childhood and adolescent Hodgkin lymphomas and neuro-oncology. I have been at the forefront in the field of nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma in children and adolescents and enjoy an international reputation for my clinical and academic expertise. I am the UK chief investigator for the international study of nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma in children and adolescents [EuroNet PHL-LP1] I am also the principal investigator for diffuse brain stem glioma trial [CNS 2007] and the low grade glioma trial at UCLH [CNS 2004]. I have edited the 2nd edition of the book Evidence-Based Paediatric Oncology and have also authored the chapter on childhood non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the authoritative reference book The Lymphomas Eds: Canellos, Lister & Young [2006].