Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Dr Christopher Dawson

Dr Christopher Dawson

Senior Research Fellow

Chris Dawson is a Senior Research Fellow working in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Working with Professor Lawrence Young, Chris has published numerous research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the field of viral oncology. As a co-applicant with Professor Young he has received major grants from Cancer Research UK.

Mrs Karen Doyle

Mrs Karen Doyle

Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse

Karen Doyle is the Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse based within the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit. As a senior nurse Karen’s post is divided between acting as the CRCTU lead nurse with professional responsibility for the clinical research nurses and working closely with CR-UK locally and nationally. This innovative post has been developed to promote the work of Cancer ...

Dr Sarah Essex

Research Fellow

Sarah Essex is a Research Fellow in the School of Cancer Science working for Paul Moss.

Her interests lie in the microenvironment of cancers, specifically that of the bone marrow Multiple Myeloma.

Nicola Fenwick

Trial Manager

Nicola Fenwick is Team Manager for the Therapy Acceleration Programme (Haematology) at the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, School of Cancer Sciences.

Dr Aga Gambus

Dr Aga Gambus

MRC Career Development Award Fellow and Birmingham Fellow

Aga has moved to Cancer Sciences in 2011 to start her independent research. She was awarded MRC Career Development Award and Birmingham Fellowship supporting her research.

The main focus of Aga’s research is on understanding the role of small molecule modifiers: ubiquitin and SUMO, during chromosomal DNA replication.

Dr Roger Grand

Dr Roger Grand

Reader In Experimental Cancer Studies

Roger Grand is a Reader in Experimental Cancer Studies.  Roger has published over 150 research papers, mainly in the fields of adenovirus virology and muscle biochemistry.  He has held numerous research grants including those from Cancer Research UK, MRC, Breast Cancer Campaign and AICR.  His research has always been focused on the underlying causes of human disease with an ...

Professor Ulrich Günther

Professor Ulrich Günther

Professor Of Biophysical Chemistry

Dr Andrew Hislop

Dr Andrew Hislop

Senior Research Fellow

Andrew Hislop is a viral immunologist with an interest in how T lymphocytes control oncogenic human viruses and how these viruses evade recognition and clearance by such immune effectors. His studies focus on Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, Epstein-Barr virus and Merkel cell virus.

Dr Maarten Hoogenkamp

Dr Maarten Hoogenkamp

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Bennett Fellow

Maarten Hoogenkamp is a Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Bennett Fellow. He joined the School of Cancer Sciences in summer 2012 to establish his own independent research group.

His research focuses on the dynamic interplay between transcription factor complexes and the chromatin, how this regulates cellular identity during differentiation, and how these interactions change during ...

Mr Andrew Howman

Medical Statistician

Andrew is a Medical Statistician working in Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit