Coral Arnau

Profile photo of Coral ArnauCoral Arnau is a PhD student in the Genetic Predisposition to Gastrointestinal Cancer Group within the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. She received her bachelor’s degree in Genetics in 2014 and then a MSc in Cytogenetic and Reproduction Biology in 2016 from Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. In 2017 she began her doctoral studies under the supervision of Dr Sergi Castellví-Bel.

Her research mainly focuses on the genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer. She works on evaluating whether common, low-penetrance genetic variants already associated with susceptibility to CRC are also involved in the genetic susceptibility to serrated polyposis syndrome.