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Antonia Pritchard


  • IV2 3JH

    United Kingdom

  • 2538 Citations
  • 25 h-Index

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Personal profile

Academic Qualifications

B.Med.Sc (1st class honours; specialisation in cellular and molecular biology)

Ph.D (Psychiatry; Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease)

Research expertise

Dr Pritchard's research group investigates three main areas, centred around the study of melanoma. These include:

a) The genetics of melanoma susceptibility: what makes someone more likely to develop melanoma? What increases the risk of melanoma development in certain families?

b) The genomics of melanoma: what changes to the genome of melanoma drive the initiation, development and progression of melanomas?

c) The immunological control of melanoma: how does the immune system recognise melanoma cells? How do melanoma cells escape the immune system control?

Dr Pritchard's research group is interested in all types of melanoma, including skin, acral (sole of feet/palm of hands and fingernail beds), uveal (eye) and mucosal (e.g. oral, nasal, rectal) melanomas.

Research links

Google Scholar: Antonia Pritchard

Web of Science ResearcherID: F-4288-2010

ORCID: 0000-0001-5336-0454

Twitter: @antoniagage

External positions

Visiting Scientist

Jul 2017 → …

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Research Output

Pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes

Pritchard, A., 5 Feb 2020, In : Nature. 578, 7793, p. 82-93 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 26 Citations (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)

    Bone marrow transplantation generates T cell-dependent control of myeloma in mice

    Vuckovic, S., Minnie, S. A., Smith, D., Gartlan, K. H., Watkins, T. S., Markey, K. A., Mukhopadhyay, P., Guillerey, C., Kuns, R. D., Locke, K. R., Pritchard, A. L., Johansson, P. A., Varelias, A., Zhang, P., Huntington, N. D., Waddell, N., Chesi, M., Miles, J. J., Smyth, M. J. & Hill, G. R., 2 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 129, 1, p. 106-121 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)

    Clinical Epigenetics

    Pritchard, A. (ed.) & Hesson, L. (ed.), Sep 2019, Springer Nature. 265 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Evaluation of the contribution of germline variants in BRCA1 and BRCA2 to uveal and cutaneous melanoma

    Johansson, P. A., Nathan, V., Bourke, L. M., Palmer, J. M., Zhang, T., Symmons, J., Howlie, M., Patch, A. M., Read, J., Holland, E. A., Schmid, H., Warrier, S., Glasson, W., Höiom, V., Wadt, K., Jönsson, G., Olsson, H., Ingvar, C., Mann, G., Brown, K. M. & 2 others, Hayward, N. K. & Pritchard, A. L., 1 Oct 2019, In : Melanoma Research. 29, 5, p. 483-490 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 5 Invited talk
    • 1 Participation in conference
    • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

    Women in STEM panel

    Antonia Pritchard (Speaker)
    3 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    U-V's the sun: the battle against skin cancer

    Antonia Pritchard (Speaker)
    27 Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Upstream deletion: is it associated with familial melanoma?

    Antonia Pritchard (Speaker)
    19 Mar 201823 Mar 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Skin cancer genomics

    Antonia Pritchard (Speaker)
    17 Jul 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Genetics of Familial Melanoma

    Antonia Pritchard (Speaker)
    12 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk