Professor Verrill is an Associate Professor of Pathology in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford and an Honorary Urological Pathology Consultant at the John Radcliffe Hospital.
Her research interests are in multi-modal and digital pathology and image analysis in cancer, primarily testis and prostate, and she has been involved in setting international standards for uropathology practice and prostate WGS. As well as her academic group (The Verrill Pathology Group) Clare’s diverse roles include NIHR BRC 3 Sub-Theme lead for experimental pathology, CM-Path Workstream 4 Lead (Technology and Informatics), and RCPath Thames Valley Regional College Advisor .
Professor Verrill is the Pathlake Oxford consortium co-lead with Jens Rittscher. The Oxford team is a unique multi-disciplinary team which will provide knowledge, skills and expertise in prostate pathology, image analysis and AI.
We have a strong NHS digital pathology platform through work already undertaken to instigate an initial Digital Pathology reporting infrastructure and Oxford hosts a unique set of clinically annotated mature prostate cancer cohorts of over 5000 cases.