Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Dr Douglas Ward

Dr Douglas Ward

SCRA Senior Research Fellow

Dr Ward’s research is centred around clinical proteomics and biomarker discovery. Much of this work uses the MALDI and ESI mass spectrometers housed in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to characterise protein alterations that may act as markers for human disease.

Dr Roger Watson

Dr Roger Watson

Senior Lecturer

Roger Watson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Dr Watson has published 70 research papers as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of virology and cancer gene function over the years. He has received research funding from Cancer Research UK, the Association for International Cancer Research and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences ...

Dr Wenbin Wei

Dr Wenbin Wei

Senior Bioinformatician

Wenbin Wei is a senior bioinformatician. He has a PhD in Molecular Biology and an MSc in Computing Science. He is currently analyzing large amount of genetic, epigenetic, transcriptomic and proteomic data obtained using microarray, mass spectrometry and next generation sequencing. He is interested in the application of bioinformatics and biostatistics to the omics-driven cancer research ...

Dr Victoria Weston

Dr Victoria Weston

Research Fellow

Victoria currently is driving new areas of paediatric acute leukaemia research, teamed with Dr Pam Kearns, Director of Birmingham Cancer Research Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU).

Specifically, she is interested in molecular mechanisms underlying chemo-resistance and relapse in acute myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, with the goal of informing and testing ...

Mr Adrian Wilcockson

Adrian Wilcockson has been a Senior Analyst Programmer for the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) programming team since 2003.

The programming team creates and supports bespoke database applications for trials run by the unit. These are typically SQL Server/ASP.NET systems for large, multi centre/international phase 3 studies.

Professor Benjamin Willcox

Professor Benjamin Willcox

Professor of Molecular Immunology

Ben Willcox is Professor of Molecular Immunology based at the Cancer Research UK Cancer Centre in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Ben leads an active research group in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy, with a focus on understanding immune receptor recognition. His recent work focuses on novel tumour antigens and unconventional T cell function, particularly ...

Ms Jayne Wilson

Jayne came to Birmingham University in February 2001 joining the West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration based in the Department of Public Health, School of HAPS.

The first four years were spent working on reviews for customers such as NICE and the Department of Health, before becoming a reviewer and analyst for ARIF, where she undertook rapid ...

Professor Ciaran Woodman

Professor Ciaran Woodman

Professor Of Cancer Epidemiology

Ciaran Woodman is Professor of Cancer Epidemiology in the School of Cancer Sciences.