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Medical Research Council (MRC)

European Research Council (ERC)

Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

Leukaemia UK

Anjali Kusumbe


Principal Investigator

Anjali Kusumbe is the head of the Tissue and Tumour Microenvironments Group at the MRC Human Immunology Unit and MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

She received an MRC Career Development Award in 2017 and ERC Starting Grant in 2019 to lead her independent research programme. She completed her postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany in 2016. She pursued her doctoral studies with a fellowship from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India and was awarded a PhD in 2012.

Anjali received the Werner-Risau Memorial Award (from German Society for Cell Biology), Iain T Boyle Memorial Award (from European Calcified Tissue Society), Alice L. Jee Award (from Orthopaedic Research Society), John Goldman Fellowship (from Leukaemia UK), and Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research (KTRR) Senior Research Fellowship for her work. She was an elected member of the European Calcified Tissue Society Academy, where she also served as the task force leader of the mentoring committee for students and postdocs.

The Kusumbe group is very grateful to MRC, ERC, Leukaemia UK, CRUK and KTRR for supporting the research in the lab.