Dr Tanya Basu

Past President, Haemato-oncology

Tanya Basu is a Consultant Dermatologist at King’s College Hospital, with a specialist interest in Haemato-oncology. Tanya leads a dedicated, multidisciplinary clinic for patients with graft versus host disease; she also cares for patients with dermatological disorders related to underlying haematological disease in the in-patient and out-patient setting.

She started her career as a basic scientist, completing a BA Hons Degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge followed by a PhD Degree in molecular oncology and RAS oncogenes at Cancer Research UK. She went on to medical school at Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary’s, and completed her Dermatology training at Chelsea and Westminster and King’s College Hospital, London.

Tanya has both a clinical and translational research role with a focus on the rare haematological/cutaneous malignancy Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic cell neoplasm and Graft versus Host Disease.