David Jeevan graduated in Physiology and Management at King’s College London in 2002 before reading Medicine. David elected to train in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and is now a senior registrar (ST6). He has focussed on developing his surgical skills and management of patients and has completed his postgraduate examinations (MRCOG). Whilst caring for patients with ovarian cancer David developed a desire to become involved in translational medicine. He is particularly interested in novel methods of diagnosing ovarian cancer at early stages.
In 2016 he obtained a competitive starter fellowship from the Institute of Translational Medicine and was appointed as a Clinical Research Fellow in Steroid Metabolomics and Cancer at the Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research.
He has also been awarded a Cancer Research UK grant to support his research into ovarian cancer. In 2017 David was awarded the prestigious Wellbeing of Women Research Training Fellowship to investigate the steroid metabolome in ovarian cancer.