2018 Scientific Committee

We’re grateful to all members of the Scientific Committee for their guidance and support, which helps our team produce an innovative and exciting programme for the Conference . This year’s committee is chaired by Margaret Frame and Owen Sansom, who oversee four sub-committee’s; focusing on particular topics. All committee members are actively working in cancer research and have been selected due to their specialism in each field.

 

Margaret Frame
(2018 Joint Chair)

Science Director, CRUK Edinburgh Centre
and Director, MRC Institute of Genetics
and Molecular Medicine (IGMM)

University of Edinburgh, UK

Owen Sansom
(2018 Joint Chair)

Director

Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, UK

Cancer Discovery

Margaret Frame

Science Director, CRUK Edinburgh Centre
Director, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM)

University of Edinburgh, UK

Owen Sansom

Director

Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, UK

Chris Lord

Professor of Cancer Genomics
Deputy Director, Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Centre

The Institute of Cancer Research, UK

Michelle Garrett

Professor of Cancer Therapeutics, School of Biosciences

University of Kent, UK

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Jason Carroll

Research Group Leader

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, UK

Eric O’Neill

CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute

University of Oxford, UK

Liz Patton

Programme Leader, MRC Human Genetics Unit Reader

CRUK Edinburgh Centre, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK

Katarzyna Leszczynska

Postdoctoral Researcher

CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, University of Oxford, UK

Prevention, Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prognosis

Linda Bauld

Professor of Health Policy and Dean of Research, University of Stirling
CRUK/BUPA Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention, Cancer Research UK

University of Stirling, UK

David Weller

Head of General Practice

Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK

Ian Tomlinson

Director of the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences

University of Birmingham, UK

 

Francesca Buffa

Associate Professor and Principal Investigator
Computational Biology and Integrative Genomics

University of Oxford, UK

Richard Houlston

Team Leader

The Institute of Cancer Research, UK

Nitzan Rosenfeld

Senior Group Leader

CRUK-CI, University of Cambridge, UK

Fiona Walter

Principal Researcher/ Reader in the Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health & Primary Care

University of Cambridge, UK

Treatment

David Cameron

Professor of Oncology and Centre Clinical Director

CRUK Edinburgh Centre, The University of Edinburgh, UK

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Director of Cambridge Cancer Centre, Li Ka Shing Chair of Oncology, Head of Dept of Oncology

Cambridge Cancer Centre, UK

Terry Jones

Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Lead for NIHR CRN NWC and Honorary Consultant Otolaryngologist / Head and Neck Surgeon

University of Liverpool and Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

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Maria Hawkins

Associate Professor in Clinical Oncology, MRC Clinical Group Leader/Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist, CRUK MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology

University of Oxford, UK

David Jayne

Professor of Surgery

University of Leeds, UK

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Di Gilson

Chair of Clinical Oncology Professional Learning and Development Subcommittee
Consultant Clinical Oncologists, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

The Royal College of Radiologists, UK

Pippa Corrie

Consultant and Associate Lecturer in Medical Oncology

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Gillies McKenna

Director, Molecular Resistance to Treatments Group

CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, UK

Tim Maughan

Professor of Clinical Oncology and Deputy Director of the MRC-CRUK Oxford Institute of Radiation Oncology

Department of Oncology, University of Oxford, UK

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Strategic partnership and Early Asset Director

BMS UK and Ireland, UK

Chair of Industry Consultation Group – no involvement in presentation or speaker selection

 

Matt Seymour

Matt Seymour

Chair of Gastrointestinal Cancer Medicine & Hon. Consultant Medical Oncologist
Director of NIHR Cancer Research Network (NCRN)
Clinical Research Director of National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)

NIHR Clinical Research Network: cancer, Leeds, UK and the National Cancer Research Institute, UK

Cancer Control, Living With & Beyond and Cancer Outcomes

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Lynda Wyld

Professor of Surgical Oncology

Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, UK

David Cameron

Professor of Oncology and Centre Clinical Director

CRUK Edinburgh Centre, The University of Edinburgh, UK

Lesley Fallowfield

Director, Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C)

Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, UK

Gemma Pearce

Research Associate

Centre for Advances in Behavioural Science, Coventry University, UK

Simon Noble

Marie Curie Chair in Supportive and Palliative Medicine

Cardiff University, UK

Diana Greenfield

Macmillan Consultant Nurse

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

John Marshall

Consumer Representative

Advisors

Fiona Hemsley

Director of Research Operations

The Institute of Cancer Research, UK