Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences


Dr Peter Searle

Senior Lecturer

Peter Searle is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.

He has published over 70 research papers in scientific journals, and received grant funding from the Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK.

He is keen to apply the advances from basic research to the development of novel therapies for cancer, and his research now has a focus on developing ...

Dr Claire Shannon-Lowe

Dr Claire Shannon-Lowe

MRC Research Fellow

Claire Shannon-Lowe is an MRC funded Research Fellow at the School of Cancer Sciences.

Claire has published research papers in scientific journals on the mechanism of Epstein Barr virus (EBV) entry into cell types lacking the virus receptor, including epithelial cells, T cells and NK cells. EBV infection of these cell types is strongly associated with various ...

Dr Archana Sharma-Oates

Bioinformatics Research Fellow

Miss Shamyla Siddique

Haematology Trials Team Leader

Shamyla Siddique is the Haematology Trials Team Leader at the at the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) at the University of Birmingham.

Professor Tatjana Stankovic

Professor Tatjana Stankovic

Professor in Cancer Genetics

Tatjana Stankovic is a Professor in Cancer Genetics.

Tatjana Stankovic has published over 60 research papers in high impact scientific journals as well as reviews in the fields of cancer genetics and DNA damage response. She has received grants from the Leukaemia Research Fund, Cancer Research UK , Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund, and CLIC.

She is an ...

Dr Neil M Steven

Deputy Clinical Director, CRUK Clinical Trials Unit.
Deputy Clinical Director, CRUK Clinical Trials Unit
Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Neil Steven is a consultant treating people with cancer.  He uses chemotherapy to treat people with colorectal carcinoma: to prevent recurrence after they have had surgery or to treat advanced metastatic disease.  He uses systemic therapy for people with advanced aggressive skin cancers, mostly melanoma or Merkel cell carcinoma.  In both settings, he works as part of a ...

Professor Grant Stewart

Professor Grant Stewart

Professor of Cancer Genetics

Professor Grant Stewart is a CR-UK Career Development and Lister Institute Fellow, who runs a laboratory within the College of Medicine and Dentistry, School for Cancer Sciences.

The principle focus of the research ongoing within Professor Stewart’s laboratory is understanding how the cellular recognises and responds to genetic damage, such as DNA breaks and DNA ...

Mrs Sudha Sundar

Mrs Sudha Sundar

Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology

Dr Sundar is a Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology and a Consultant in Gynaecological Oncology at the Pan Birmingham Gynaecological Cancer Centre, City Hospital.