Professor George S Vassiliou, FRCPath, MRCP, PhD

Former Group Leader and Honorary Consultant Haematologist


This person is a member of Sanger Institute Alumni.

George Vassiliou moved to the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute in 2019. To find out more about his ongoing research, please visit:

This page is no longer being updated and is a historical record of George Vassiliou’s work at the Sanger Institute.

George Vassiliou is a Cancer Research UK Senior Fellow and an Honorary Consultant Haematologist at Cambridge University Hospitals.

George heads the Haematological Cancer Genetics Group at the Sanger Institute and is member of Faculty at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute. His team studies blood cancers with a particular focus on myeloid leukaemias their pathogenesis, clonal evolution and the development of new anti-leukaemia treatments. Additionally, they develop and apply novel molecular methodologies for the diagnosis, classification and treatment of haematological cancers.

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