Dr Richard Tothill
Dr Tothill is a PhD trained cancer biologist specializing in the genomic analysis human tumours. He has worked extensively on the genomic analysis of solid adult cancers including ovarian cancer, cancer of unknown primary, melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma and pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma (PPGL). His work and expertise involves a range of genomics methods including DNA sequencing, transcriptomics and epigenetics, incorporating histopathology, biochemistry and model systems for validation studies. His recent research has included publications describing the mutational landscape of PPGL and the development of a gene-expression diagnostic method to be used as an adjunct to PPGL genetic testing.