Sunil Lakhani is Head of Molecular & Cellular Pathology in The School of Medicine, University of Queensland, State Director, Anatomical Pathology, Pathology Queensland, and Head of the Breast Group at the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.
Prior to his move to Australia in 2004, he was Professor of Breast Pathology at The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK
His current research interests include lobular carcinoma and its variants, normal and stem cells, tumours with a basal phenotype, mechanisms of brain and distant metastases and familial breast cancer.
He is a series editor for the WHO Tumour Classification Books and volume editor for the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast. He is on the editorial board of a number of pathology and experimental research journals.