Ritu Dhand

Nature Editorial Director, Nature Research

Ritu Dhand was awarded a PhD from University College, London, where she investigated the structure and function of the PI 3-kinase signalling molecule, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. She joined Nature as the signalling and cancer editor in 1999, taking on the additional role of Nature’s Reviews and Insights Editor in 2000. Ritu was then Nature’s Chief Biological Sciences Editor for over 13 years before moving to her current position as Nature Editorial Director.