Anastasia Chalkidou
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Biographical details

Dr Anastasia Chalkidou is currently working as a Senior Health Technology Assessor at King's Technology Evaluation Centre (KiTEC). 

Anastasia has a clinical background specialising in Clinical Oncology with a focus on patients with lung cancer. She finished her medical degree in 2004 and continued to gain an MSc in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in 2008 and a Ph.D. in the validation of positron emission tomography (PET) biomarkers in oncology for monitoring response to treatment in 2016. Since 2014, she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She has more than eight years’ experience in systematic reviewing and the design and critical appraisal of clinical studies using image-derived biomarkers. In her current role, she combines her clinical commitments in treating patients with cancer with evaluating medical technologies and facilitating primary research arising from NICE guidance.

Anastasia teaches undergraduate medical students at KCL about decision theory in medical imaging and applications of PET imaging biomarkers in both research and clinical settings. 

Research interests

medical imaging, imaging data analysis, systematic review, meta-analysis, biomarkers study design, health technology assessment 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Education, Postgraduate Certificate , Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Higher Education Academy

Award Date: 26 Jan 2015

Master of Science, Study of the intracellular uptake and the specific absorption rate (SAR) of core/cell magnetic nanoparticles Fe/MgO in cancer breast lines for application in magnetic hyperthermia, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Award Date: 1 Jan 2008

Bachelor of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003


  • RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
  • Imaging
  • Positron emision tomography
  • Clinical trials design
  • Biomarkers
  • response to treatment
  • systematic review
  • meta-analysis
  • Health Technology Assessment


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