Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Dr Jennifer Anderton

Dr Jennifer Anderton

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Having graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in Genetics, Jennifer was offered a two year research associate post at the University of Oxford, following which she applied to the postgraduate training programme at the University of Newcastle.

Her PhD, which was awarded in 2006, focused on the epigenetic silencing of tumour suppressor genes in ...

Dr Ayman Antoun

Dr Ayman Antoun

Research Fellow

Ayman Antoun obtained his PhD and Licenciate in Cell and Molecular Biology from Uppsala University, Sweden in 2003, and his BSc (Hons) in Pharmacy from University of Cairo in 1997.

Ayman is a Research Fellow in the School of Cancer Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Ayman has published research papers in scientific journals as EMBO J. ...

Dr Jean Assender

Dr Jean Assender

Lecturer in Cancer Sciences

Jean Assender is a Lecturer in Cancer Sciences with an interest in breast cancer.

She is the College Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement for postgraduate taught programmes and frequently chairs University appeals hearings.

As Programme Lead for the MSc in Clinical Oncology she has increased the scope of the programme introducing new modules, an FRCR route and now ...

Mr Andrew D Beggs

Mr Andrew D Beggs

Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery
Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Clinician Scientist

Andrew Beggs is a Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery in the School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham. He currently holds a Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship for Clinician Scientists.

His major research interests include colorectal cancer biology and translational medicine. He has published articles in The Lancet, Gut, Journal of Pathology and PLoS ...

Dr Andrew Bell

Dr Andrew Bell

Research Fellow

Dr Andrew Bell is a Research Fellow in the Department of Cancer Studies. His research focuses on the biology of Epstein-Barr virus, a widespread herpes virus associated with a number of human malignancies. He works closely with Prof. Martin Rowe and Prof. Alan Rickinson, and his work is funded by several grants from Cancer Research UK.

Dr Gavin Bendle

Dr Gavin Bendle

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Bennett Senior Fellow

Gavin Bendle is a Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Bennett Senior Fellow in the School of Cancer Sciences and a member of the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Centre (CIIC).

He has recently joined the School to establish his own research group that aims to contribute towards the development of adoptive immunotherapy of cancer, with a particular focus on T cell ...

Dr Fedor Berditchevski

Reader in Epithelial Biology

Prof Lucinda Billingham

Prof Lucinda Billingham

Professor of Biostatistics, School of Cancer Sciences
Biostatistics Lead and Assistant Director, Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit

Lucinda Billingham is Professor of Biostatistics within the School of Cancer Sciences and the School of Health and Population Sciences at the University of Birmingham. She is Biostatistics Lead and Assistant Director at the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit at Birmingham which runs an extensive portfolio of phase I to III clinical trials. She is also the Director of the MRC Midland Hub for ...

Professor Constanze Bonifer

Professor Constanze Bonifer

Chair of Experimental Haematology

Constanze is a Professor within the School of Cancer Sciences and has spent her career engaged in research in the field of gene regulation in the hematopoietic system. 

Constanze has published more than 100 papers in the field of gene regulation and holds programme grants from the BBSRC and Leukaemia Lymphoma Research, several studentships as well as project grants ...

Dr Sarah Bowden

Dr Sarah Bowden

CRCTU Director of Operations, Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit

Dr Sarah Bowden is the Director of Operations at the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) at the University of Birmingham.

She has a specific interest in cancer clinical trials research and is co-author on 7 clinical trial publications.