Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Dr Guy Pratt

Dr Guy Pratt

Senior Lecturer in Haematology

Dr Guy Pratt is an Honorary Consultant Haematologist at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and Senior Lecturer in Haematology in the School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham.

Dr Pratt has been a Consultant Haematologist in Birmingham since 2001 as a joint appointment working both at the Heart of England NHS Trust as an Honorary NHS Consultant and at the ...

Dr Daniel Rea

Deputy Clinical Director – Late Phase Adult Solid Tumour

Dr Rea is a Medical Oncologist with a primary Research Interest in Breast Cancer.

Professor Alan Bernard Rickinson

Professor Alan Bernard Rickinson

Professor of Cancer Studies

Alan Rickinson led the development of the Institute of Cancer Studies (now School of Cancer Sciences) at the University of Birmingham from 1983 to 2001, overseeing its expansion from a small non-clinical research department into a large research institute integrating basic work on cancer genetics, viral oncology and tumour immunology with translational studies in gene/ immunotherapy and ...

Dr Sally Roberts

Dr Sally Roberts

Senior Lecturer

Sally qualified with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Warwick in 1981. She gained a D.Phil. from the Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics in the University of Oxford in 1987 and was then appointed as a Research Fellow in the Department of Cancer Studies in the University of Birmingham. In 1999, she was appointed Lecturer in Cancer Studies and in 2002 promoted to Senior ...

Professor Martin Rowe

Professor Martin Rowe

Professor of Tumour Virology

Martin Rowe is Professor of Tumour Virology and heads the Viral Oncology Research Theme within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Martin has published more than 160 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of virology, cancer and tumour immunology. He has received major grants from Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia Lymphoma ...

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 ...

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 ...