Dr Markand Patel completed his medical training from the University of Southampton in 2011 and obtained a First Class Honours intercalated BSc in Radiological Sciences from King’s College London.
He undertook Academic Foundation training in Bristol, after which he gained experience of research trials at the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Imperial Clinical Research Facility in London. Markand then commenced Clinical Radiology training in the West Midlands and has won numerous prizes and awards during his undergraduate and postgraduate training.
In 2017, Markand was awarded a competitive Institute of Translational Medicine research fellowship by Birmingham Health Partners. His PhD, supervised by Professor Vijay Sawlani, is focussed on the early detection of treatment response in brain tumours using imaging and artificial intelligence.