Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Dr Grant Stewart

Dr Grant Stewart

Reader in Cancer Genetics

Dr Grant Stewart is a CR-UK Career Development and Lister Institute Fellow, who runs a laboratory within the College of Medicine and Dentistry, School for Cancer Sciences.

The principle focus of the research ongoing within Dr. Stewart’s laboratory is understanding how the cellular recognises and responds to genetic damage, such as DNA breaks and DNA inter-strand cross-links, ...

Mrs Sudha Sundar

Mrs Sudha Sundar

Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology

Dr Sundar is a Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology and a Consultant in Gynaecological Oncology at the Pan Birmingham Gynaecological Cancer Centre, City Hospital. 

 

 

Dr Graham Taylor

Lecturer in Tumour Immunology

Graham Taylor joined the School of Cancer Sciences in 2000 with a background in virology and has since developed a research portfolio studying the immune response to Epstein Barr Virus, a common human pathogen that is associated with a number of different types of cancer. 

Part of this work has been to help develop a vaccine to treat patients with such cancers. The ...

Professor Malcolm Taylor

Professor Malcolm Taylor

Professor of Cancer Genetics

Malcolm Taylor is Professor of Cancer Genetics and currently Deputy Head of The School of Cancer Sciences. Malcolm has published over 120 Research papers and received consistent major support from Cancer Research UK as well as the Leukaemia Research Fund.

He also has a close relationship with the charity, the Ataxia -Telangiectasia Society and his laboratory is NCG ...

Dr Daniel Tennant

Lecturer in Cancer Biochemistry

Dan Tennant is a Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.

He has recently moved to Cancer Sciences to set up his group to study hypoxia and cancer metabolism. Dan has already attracted funding from the Royal Society to support his work. He has published reviews in top journals, such as Cell and Nature Reviews Cancer, as has been invited to speak at International ...

Dr Chris Tselepis

Senior Lecturer
Programme Director, BMedSci

Chris Tselepis is a Senior Lecturer in the School for Cancer Sciences. Chris has published in excess of 40 research articles in the field of cancer, most recently focussing on the subject of iron metabolism, obesity and gastrointestinal cancer. He has received major support from the Cancer Research UK, BBSRC, WCRF, CORE and the UHB Charities.

Chris has most recently won ...

Dr Andy Turnell

Dr Andy Turnell

Senior Lecturer

Andy Turnell is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.  He is interested in how viruses regulate host cell transcription programmes and cell cycle checkpoints in order to promote viral replication and cellular transformation. He is particularly interested in how adenovirus oncoproteins modulate the function of host cell proteins to regulate chromatin, the ...

Professor Bryan Turner

Professor Bryan Turner

Professor Of Experimental Genetics

Bryan Turner is Professor of Experimental Genetics and Head of the Chromatin and Gene Expression Group in the Institute for Biomedical Research.

He has published over 140 research papers in peer-reviewed biomedical science journals, as well as reviews and book chapters. He is a leading figure in the rapidly developing field of epigenetics.  He has ...

Mr Ravinder Vohra

Mr Ravinder Vohra

Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery

Ravi is a Lecturer in General Surgery in the Academic Department of Surgery. He qualified from the University of Birmingham and undertook his residency in general and vascular surgery in Leeds and York. Following completion of his Doctoral studies in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Leeds, he continued specialist training in general and upper GI cancer surgery in ...

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.