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Dr Olivier T. Giger

Dr Olivier T. Giger

Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology

Gastrointstinal Stromal Tumours (GIST) and 'wild type' GIST

Tumour stroma


Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 330017

Termination details:

I am a Histopathologist and Molecular Pathologist at the Addenbrooke's University Hospital in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

I am interested in molecular mechanism in tumours and the tumour microenvironment in gastrointestinal tumours.

My group is working on stromal cells of gastrointestinal tumours.

Research Interests

Group members:

Senior Staff

Dr Soheila Namini, Research Associate email

Dr Rogier ten Hoopen, Chief Research Laboratory Technician, Tel: 01223 3369 email

Joy Staniforth, Histopathology Speciality Registrar email


William Moody email

Joanne Anstee email


Professor Nick Coleman

Ming-Qing Du

Dr Suzanne Turner

Professor Eamonn Maher

Dr Ruth Casey email

Prof Andrea Varro

Prof Graham Dockray




Key Publications

Current Posters

PathSoc Winter meeting 2018, London

Poster 14 - by Joy Staniforth

Poster 15: SDHC epimutation in WT GIST



Translating in vivo metabolomic analysis of succinate dehydrogenase deficient tumours into clinical utility
Casey RT et al. January 2018


Clinical and Molecular Features of Renal and Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma Tumor Association Syndrome (RAPTAS): Case Series and Literature Review.Casey RT, Warren AY, Martin JE, Challis BG, Rattenberry E, Whitworth J, Andrews KA, Roberts T, Clark GR, West H, Smith PS, Docquier FM, Rodger F, Murray V, Simpson HL, Wallis Y, Giger O, Tran M, Tomkins S, Stewart GD, Park SM, Woodward ER, Maher ER.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 1;102(11):4013-4022. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-00562. Review.

Intra-tumoral budding in preoperative biopsy specimens predicts lymph node and distant metastasis in patients with colorectal cancer.

Giger OT, Comtesse SC, Lugli A, Zlobec I, Kurrer MO.

Mod Pathol. 2012 Jul;25(7):1048-53. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2012.56. Epub 2012 Apr 6.