Job Title: Professor of Radiation Oncology & Hon. Consultant in Clinical Oncology
Qualifications: BSc, MB ChB, FRCP, FRCR, DSc
Speciality: Clinical Oncology
GMC Number: 2236081
Membership/Appointments: Previously Professor of Clinical Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital, London; past president of European Society of Radiation Oncology (ESTRO), past president of European Society of Neuro-oncology (EANO), past Secretary General of Federation of European Cancer Societies and past chairman of NCRI brain tumour clinical studies group.
Clinics: Northern sector (Aintree) lung clinic, Clatterbridge mutation lung clinic
Tumour site(s): Clinical practice in lung; also expertise in brain tumours
Qualified in the University of Bristol. Initially trained in haematology in Liverpool. Subsequently trained in clinical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research where he worked as a clinical academic until 2011. Taken up the post of Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Liverpool to develop clinical academic practice at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre and the University.
Acknowledged leading national and international expert in clinical oncology with expertise in lung cancer and tumours of the central nervous system with 260 publications. Honorary member of many international societies and holder of Lifetime Achievement Award of ESTRO. Elected Fellow of European Academy of Cancer Sciences.
Principal academic interests include issues of patient care, development and implementation of novel technologies such as stereotactic radiotherapy and testing novel systemic and radiation therapies.