Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Dr Francis Mussai

Dr Francis Mussai

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Oncology
Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Oncology
Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellow

Francis Mussai is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Oncology in the School of Cancer Sciences and an Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Oncology at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

His research is focused on understanding the interaction between paediatric cancers and the immune system, in particular how cancers suppress the immune response to avoid ...

Dr Elena Odintsova

Dr Elena Odintsova

Lecturer

Elena Odintsova is a lecturer in School of Cancer Sciences.

Elena’s research interests are in the field of Cancer Cell Biology. She has published a number of research papers in high-ranking scientific journals. Dr Odintsova has expertise in various imaging techniques. Her research has been funded by grants from Breast Cancer Campaign and from the University of Birmingham. She ...

Prof Michael Overduin

Professor Of Structural Biology

Michael Overduin is the Professor of Structural Biology within the School of Cancer Sciences of the University of Birmingham, and Executive Director of The Henry Wellcome Building for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy.

Dr Jo Parish

Dr Jo Parish

Royal Society University Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer

Jo qualified with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol in 1998. She obtained her Ph.D from the University of Bristol in 2002 studying virus-host interactions of human papillomavirus (HPV). She was then appointed as a Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA. In 2007, Jo was awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship and ...

Mrs Smitaa Patel

Medical Statistician

Smitaa is a Medical Statistician working at the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) in the school of Cancer Sciences. She works on the Parkinson’s Disease portfolio of trials. This involves the managing of day to day running of the trial as well as programming, analysing and reporting the trial results.

Dr Andrew Peet

Dr Andrew Peet

Reader in Paediatric Oncology

Dr Peet is a Reader in Paediatric Oncology at the University of Birmingham and an Honorary Consultant at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. His research interests are centred on developing magnetic resonance imaging for the investigation of childhood cancer. He is the lead of the Brain Tumour Research Group at the University of Birmingham which is developing functional imaging for the ...

Dr Eva Petermann

Dr Eva Petermann

Lecturer

Eva Petermann is a Lecturer and Research Group Leader at the School of Cancer Sciences.

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dna-replication-petermann

Dr Petermann has published more than 20 research papers and review articles in the field of DNA replication and the DNA damage response. Her lab has received research funding from Cancer Research UK, the Royal ...

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 ...