Lia Menasce

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Lia Menasce

Job title

Consultant Histopathologist

Phone number

0161 446 3277


MSc, PhD, MRCPath


Haematology, Pathology, Thyroid, Head and neck


Director of Pathology; lead pathologist at the lymphoma, cutaneous lymphoma and haematopathology multi-disciplinary teams

Professional biography

Dr Menasce completed her medical degree at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1980 and her PhD at Manchester University in I994, developing new techniques for diagnosis of lymphoma. She pioneered fluorescent in situ hybridisation (FISH) techniques for the diagnosis of haemolymphoid malignancies and contributed to the mapping of the human genome.

Dr Menasce trained in histopathology in Manchester, followed by subspecialisation in haemolymphoid and endocrine pathology at The Christie and at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology at the University of Porto (IPATIMUP) in Portugal.


The Christie Private Care

Dr. Menasce also practises privately at The Christie Private Care