Hudson Alakonya

Hudson is an oncologist and an accomplished medical practitioner with a  PhD in oncology research from the University of Oxford.

Dr. Alakonya is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.

His research mainly focuses on developing Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) molecular imaging agents for early detection and prognosis evaluation of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Before graduating from the prestigious Oxford University, Alakonya earned his master's Degree in Cancer from the University College London, this was through the Rhodes scholarship sponsorship. 

He also holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology from the Technical University of Mombasa (TUM).

In 2018, Hudson founded the Integrated Cancer Research Foundation of Kenya; a charitable company whose core aims are cutting-edge oncology research, and evidence-based cancer education.