Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Honorary Senior Research Fellow







Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





Dr Neil Murphy is a cancer epidemiologist in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Imperial College, London. He received a BSc in Nutrition from King’s College London, and an MSc in Modern Epidemiology and PhD in Epidemiology from Imperial College London. Dr Murphy has a major interest in understanding the aetiological mechanisms underlying the development of cancer. He has recently begun a portfolio of research aimed at investigating the metabolic and endocrinological influences on colorectal cancer, and has taken the lead in analyses of data from European and U.S. prospective cohort studies, including the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC), UK Biobank, Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). 



King SD, Veliginti S, Brouwers MCGJ, et al., 2023, Genetic Susceptibility to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Risk for Pancreatic Cancer: Mendelian Randomization., Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, Vol:32, Pages:1265-1269

Constantinescu A-E, Bull CJ, Jones N, et al., 2023, Circulating white blood cell traits and colorectal cancer risk: A Mendelian randomisation study., Int J Cancer

Aglago EK, Kim A, Lin Y, et al., 2023, A Genetic Locus within the FMN1/GREM1 Gene Region Interacts with Body Mass Index in Colorectal Cancer Risk., Cancer Res, Vol:83, Pages:2572-2583

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