Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Professor Pamela Kearns

Professor Pamela Kearns

Professor of Clinical Paediatric Oncology
Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Oncology

Pamela Kearns is Professor of Clinical Paediatric Oncology in the School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham and an Honorary Consultant at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital. She is Director of the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit in the School of Cancer Sciences and is on the Executive Board of the European Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP-E) and the Executive Board of ...

Professor Sean Kehoe

Professor Sean Kehoe

Lawson Tait Profesessor of Gynaecological Cancer

Sean Kehoe is a clinical academic managing the treatment of gynaecological cancers and precancers in women. He has over 20 years experience in these areas. His clinical work is based at City Hospital in Birmingham.

Dr Steven Lee

Dr Steven Lee

Senior Research Fellow

Steven Lee is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Cancer Sciences. He has over 20 years experience of working on cellular immune responses to viruses and human cancer with particular emphasis on Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumours. He is an enthusiastic communicator and teacher on the theme of immune-based therapies for cancer presenting his work to both academics and the general public.

Dr Heather Long

Dr Heather Long

Research Fellow

Dr Heather Long is a Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Research Fellow in the School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham.

Heather has published a number of research papers on the immune response to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Her long-term interest is in developing immune-based therapies for the treatment of EBV-associated and non virus-associated lymphomas. In ...

Dr Ashley Martin

Senior Research Fellow

Ashley manages the Proteomic Facility within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to provide a core resource for the College. In this role Ashley interacts with many researchers to help in production of samples for proteomic analysis.

With a background in lipid metabolism and cell signalling Ashley moved into cancer related work when it became clear that many of ...

Mr Paul Mason

Programming Team Leader

Paul Mason manages the Programming Team within the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU).

The programming team provides programming and informatics support to the CRCTU and to the School of Cancer Science. The scope of support includes activity from Translational studies through to Phase 4 Clinical Trials, management and operational infrastructure for the CRCTU, ...

Dr Carmel McConville

Dr Carmel McConville

Senior Lecturer

Carmel McConville is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences. Her research interests are in the field of childhood cancer, particularly neuroblastoma and retinoblastoma. (test)

Professor Hisham Mehanna

Professor Hisham Mehanna

Chair, Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE)

Prof Mehanna is the Chair of Head and Neck Surgery and is the Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE) at the School of Cancer Sciences.  He is a head and neck and thyroid surgeon with clinical interests in microvascular reconstructive surgery and endoscopic thyroid and parathyroid surgery.  He has a keen interest in clinical research, ...

Dr Jo Morris

Dr Jo Morris

Senior Lecturer

Jo Morris is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Cancer Sciences and Breast Cancer Campaign Research Fellow.

Jo has published research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of breast cancer genetics, particularly about the predisposition gene BRCA1, the cellular response to DNA damage and small modifier biology of ubiquitin and ...

Professor Dion Morton

Professor Dion Morton

Professor of Surgery

Dion received his degree in Medicine from Bristol University in 1985. He was given an honorary consultant appointment at the University Hospital Birmingham in 1996, and was appointed Professor of Surgery in 2006. 

He is Director of the Birmingham Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, Director of Clinical Research at the Royal College of Surgeons of England since ...