Commissioning Chemotherapy

Faculty

Dr Sophie Papa

Dr Sophie Papa

Sophie Papa is a Clinical Reader in Immune-oncology and Consultant
Medical Oncologist at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’
NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT). Sophie undertook her medical training at the
University of Oxford and Imperial College London. She completed a PhD in
solid tumour CAR T-cell cancer immunotherapy from King’s College London
in 2011. She is a clinical academic with research interests in the field of
immune-oncology. Here group have two areas of study: Firstly, strategies to
enhance CAR T-cell clinical translation and secondly, cohort based
investigation of mechanism of checkpoint inhibitor driven inflammatory
disease. Sophie is a medical oncologist with a practice in malignant
melanoma and Merkle cell carcinoma. As a principal investigator in the GSTT
Early Phase Trials Team Sophie has expertise in the design and delivery of
first in man studies. She has a particular focus on building skills and
capabilities to deliver immune effector cell therapies for solid tumours. She is the lead for skin cancer research and chairs the biological safety committee.