Professor Peter Isaacson FMedSci FRS

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 position

  • Emeritus Professor of Histopathology, University College London (UCL)

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

Professor Peter Isaacson FMedSci FRS
Elected 2009