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Peter Isaacson

Peter Isaacson

Professor Peter Isaacson FMedSci FRS


Elected: 2009


Professor Peter Isaacson is an internationally recognised authority on the pathology and classification of malignant lymphoma. In the course of defining several new malignant lymphoma entities, he discovered the causal association between Helicobacter pylori and gastric lymphoma, which led to the successful treatment of gastric lymphoma by the eradication of H. pylori with antibiotics.

Professional positions

Emeritus Professor of Histopathology, University College London (UCL)

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Other
    • History of science, Public understanding of science
  • Microbiology, immunology and developmental biology
    • Cellular pathology
  • Health and human sciences
    • Clinical pathology, Medicine, clinical studies, Molecular medicine
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