Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Miss Alexandra Furmston

Trial Co-ordinator

Alex Furmston is a Trial Co-ordinator at the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU).

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 Kelly Handley

Medical Statistician

Kelly is a Medical Statistician working at the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) in the School of Cancer Sciences. She works on clinical trials in the coloproctology portfolio, for example FOxTROT, which is investigating the possible benefits of receiving pre-operative chemotherapy for patients with colon cancer.

Mr Nicholas Hilken

IT Coordinator

Nick Hilken has been the IT Co-ordinator for the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) programming team since 2002.

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

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

Dr Charlotte Inman

Research Fellow

Charlotte Inman is a Research Fellow in the laboratory of Professor Paul Moss located in the School of Cancer Sciences. Charlotte’s current work focuses on examining the immune responses against neoplastic cells in stem cell transplant patients (graft versus leukaemia responses).