Anita Lim
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Research interests

Dr Anita Lim completed her BSc in pharmacology and MSc in clinical pharmacology at the University of Auckland (New Zealand).

She completed a PhD in cancer epidemiology under the supervision of Professors Peter Sasieni and Usha Menon (UCL) at Queen Mary University of London. Her thesis explored the potential for using symptoms to bring forward the diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

After her Phd, she led a project on delays in diagnosis of young women with cervical cancer at the Promoting Early Presentation Group, King's College London.

From 2012-2017, she returned to Professor Sasieni's group at Queen Mary University where she worked on studies of cervical cancer screening and prevention in the Centre for Cancer Prevention (Head Prof Jack Cuzick), Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine.

In 2018, Dr Lim moved with Professor Peter Saseini's research group to KCL (Cancer Prevention Group). Her current research interests include self-sampled HPV testing and new screening technologies for cervical cancer.

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

External positions

Honorary Senior Research Fellow , Queen Mary University of London

1 Jan 2018 → …

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