Programme Members

Programme Contacts

University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Early Detection Programme Co-Lead
University of Cambridge
Department of Physics, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Early Detection Programme Co-Lead
University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Programme Manager
University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Research & Technology Translation Manager
University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Administration and Communications Manager
University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Communications and Administration Assistant

Principal investigators and consultants

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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
With an interest in cancer genomics and early detection, I joined the Fitzgerald group in July 2016 as a British council sponsored-visiting...
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
My recent research focuses on the study of epithelial stem and progenitor cells. Particularly, I am interested on how the normal rules...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Early Detection Programme Manager
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Steph is a Chartered and Registered Health Psychologist and joined the Cancer Group at the University of Cambridge in 2019. She works on...
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University of Cambridge
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
I am the Administrator for the Early Detection of Cancer Programme, one of the 12 Programmes of the CRUK Cambridge Centre, led by Professor...
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Department of Radiology
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre
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University of Cambridge
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
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University of Cambridge
Department of Chemistry
We are interested in the chemical biology of nucleic acids and the genome. Our research explores the sequence, structure and function of...
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AstraZeneca
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Wellcome Trust MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
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University of Cambridge
PHG Foundation
PHG Foundation are a health policy unit with a focus on how genomics and emerging technologies can provide more effective, personalised...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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University of Cambridge
Department of Physics, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Our passion is integrating new technological innovations into biomedical imaging that can help to improve our understanding of metabolic (...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre
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University of Cambridge
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Primary research focuses on understanding how the ageing process, and processes underlying ageing, promote carcinogenesis.
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University of Cambridge
Department of Pathology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
Our group aims to translate basic scientific advances into improvements in the clinical management of neoplastic disease. We work in two...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of Cambridge
Department of Surgery, MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre, CRUK Cambridge Institute
I am interested in cancer genomics and the role of structural variants in progression and maintenance of oesophageal adenocarcinoma.
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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European Bioinformatics Institute
We are interested in the development of computational tools to characterize the patterns of mutations and genome instability processes in...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Biochemistry
The molecular aetiology of colorectal cancer (CRC) is well known: the mutant, oncogenic form of the Wnt signaling pathway drives the...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology, MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre, CRUK Cambridge Institute
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology
I am a bioinformatician who has worked on the design, variant annotation, data handling, quality control, imputation and analysis of large...
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
I have an interest in early detection of upper gastro-intestinal cancer, with particular attention to oesophageal cancer and risk...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Strangeways Research Laboratory
Work in the Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology "wet lab" involves running very high throughput SNP-chip genotyping and Next Generation...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Strangeways Research Laboratory
My main research area is genetic susceptibility to cancer, with particular emphasis on breast and prostate cancer. I also have particular...
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University of Cambridge
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
CRUK Cambridge Institute
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
Oesophageal cancer is a global health problem. The work of my laboratory and clinical team is driven by a clinical need to identify...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
We are interested how mechanical signals contribute to the physiology and pathology of tissues and cells, focusing on the central nervous...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
By using a combination of biochemistry, metabolomics, and systems biology we investigate the role of altered metabolism in cancer with the...
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MRC Cancer Unit, Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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Development of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) as a non-invasive liquid biopsy to improve personalised healthcare in oncology for patient...
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Not applicable/other
My research is focused on understanding the factors that impact on the cellular response to cancer therepeutics.
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European Bioinformatics Institute
Computational Cancer Biology Clinical decision support Evolution Mutational processes
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University of Cambridge
Department of Biochemistry
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Non coding RNAs in breast cancer; Early detection of paraneoplastic autoantibodies.
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Development of computational and experimental methods of sampling menstrual effluent for the early diagnosis and study of epithelial...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Sung is currently working as a senior research associate in bioinformatics at the Obstetrics...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Department of Gastroenterology
An optical communications engineer by background, I am now developing new types of optical fibre endoscopes that measure additional...
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AstraZeneca
Not applicable/other
I am leading on Diagnostics Innovation in Astra Zeneca's Precision Medicine Laboratories, based at their Darwin building on Cambridge...
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
Whilst cancer is extremely common on the population level, it is extremely unlikely for an individual cell to become cancerous. This rarity...
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Research and development of medical devices for cancer diagnosis and therapy. Current research collaborations include: - Particle delivery...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Pathology
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
My research group is interested in designing and developing biomimetic organ-on-chips for high-throughput drug testing. Living tissues are...
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University of Cambridge
Wellcome Trust CRUK Gurdon Institute
In adult mammals, self-renewal is required for the maintenance of tissue homeostasis and tissue repair. In organs with extensive self-...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
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University of Cambridge
Department of Physics
I currently work as a post-doctoral research associate at the Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, in the...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Breast Unit
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My research focuses on ethical and epistemological issues arising in public health programmes. I have a specific interest in cancer...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
Hon Consultant in Medical Oncology
Our group studies how normal cell behaviour is altered by mutation in the early stages of cancer evolution. We focus on squamous tissues,...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Chemistry
Using microscopic techniques such as Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET), Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM) and...
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Early detection in oesophageal adenocarcinoma
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Oncology
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University of Cambridge
Department of Clinical Genetics
We are interested in developing and applying a range of new biophysical methods, based on laser fluorescence spectroscopy and scanning...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Chemistry
We work on the physico-chemical properties and behaviour of biological molecules and soft materials. The research in the group is highly...
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Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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AstraZeneca
As part of the Personalised Healthcare and Biomarker department of AstraZeneca, my role is to align the development of companion...
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University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Haematology
CRUK Cambridge Institute
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University of Cambridge
Department of Biochemistry
The research carried out in the Cambridge Centre for Proteomics centres around three main areas: ? Development of quantitative proteomics...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre
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Cancer Epidemiology of ealry diagnosis
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Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Communications and Administration Assistant for the Early Detection Programme, led by Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald and Dr Sarah Bohndiek.
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DNA modifications
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
My research focuses on understanding cancer progression as a result of somatic mutation and selection. Over the past few years, systematic...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Medicine
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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The 'psycho-social' realities of early detection.
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Project title: Epithelial cell dynamics during postnatal growth; relevance for oesophageal cancer development Lead Supervisor: Dr Maria...
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Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
CRUK Cambridge Institute
New synergies between magnetic hyperthermia and drug delivery for cancer therapy. PI: Andrew Wheatley. Co-PI: David Fairen-Jimenez.
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University of Cambridge
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Genetic Susceptibility to Breast Cancer 1. Functional analysis of predisposition loci: My experiments are aimed at understanding the...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Oncology
CRUK Cambridge Institute
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Department of Pathology
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Somatic mutation and clonal evolution in normal and cancer cells
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Institute of Public Health
In the Primary Care Unit I've managed and collaborated on a number of randomised controlled trials and other well-designed studies in the...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, CRUK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories, University of Cambridge
Department of Radiology
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
I work on the large-scale primary care trial of the Cytosponge test, looking at new ways to detect oesophageal pre-cancer in a quick and...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
My group works at the interface between cellular senescence, plasticity and the fundamental processes and mechanisms that lie at the origin...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Medical Genetics, MRC Cancer Unit
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
A cancer genome carries the scars of historic mutagenic activity that has occurred throughout the development of the tumour. While driver...
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma is on the rise across the developed countries and over the recent years, significant progress has been made in...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
The aim of my PhD project is to develop and validate a comprehensive risk prediction model for a man's future risk of developing prostate...
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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University of Cambridge
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
Application of computational biology approaches to integrate different types of 'omics'-data with a focus on improving our understanding of...
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University of Cambridge
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Locus-by-locus analysis of GWAS loci to identify the causative snp(s) and their related genes has yielded useful insights.  However, this...
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Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Development of ultrafast fiber laser systems for medical applications, including surgery and imaging, such as coherent Raman microscopy.
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Babraham Institute
Epigenetics Programme
Our lab works on epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation in mammalian development. We particularly focus on understanding the mechanisms...
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Other
Not applicable/other
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University of Cambridge
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
We aim to develop novel diagnostic tools for cancer, through the application of molecular and genomic technologies. Our focus is on...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of Cambridge
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
I am a CRUK / Royal College of Surgeons Clinician Scientist with a clinical interest in early stage melanoma. My research focus is...
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
My lab develops multi-disciplinary data science, data engineering and computational biology solutions to understand multi-scale biological...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Veterinary Medicine
My lab is using genomic mapping techniques to identify genes associated with breed specific predispositions to particular cancers in dogs....
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
My research group develops methods to study the dynamics and mechanics of living matter. Our current interests include organogenesis in the...
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Department of Chemistry
Our research interests include the synthesis of functional nanosystems, controlled polymer architectures and dynamic supramolecular...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Nanoscience Centre
One of the research thrusts in my group is the development of microelectromechanical and microfluidics based platforms for early diagnosis...
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I am currently working as senior research associate in Dr. Nitzan Rosenfeld's lab at the CRUK Cambridge Institute. We are studying the use...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
In the main, my research relates to the genetic epidemiology of common hormonal cancers. I have a particular interest in quantitative...
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Medical Genetics
Honorary Consultant in Medical Genetics
Marc Tischkowitz is a University Reader and Honorary Consultant in the Department of Medical Genetics at Cambridge. He completed his...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Movel image analysis and imaging techniques involving CT, MRI and ultrasound. Particularly high resolution imaging of bone from clinical...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
My research focuses on the use of risk prediction models to promote behaviour change to help prevent cancer and inform stratified screening...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Physics
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Fiona’s portfolio of research is based in primary care, and focuses on the cancer continuum, including prevention, screening, early...
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University of Cambridge, Other
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
CRUK Cambridge Institute
School of Clinical Medicine
I am using computational methods to mine plasma and tumour DNA sequencing data in order to develop novel diagnostics that may be used in...
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University of Cambridge
Department of Physics, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
CRUK Cambridge Institute
Evolving NIR endoscopy for detection of dysplasia in patients with Barrett's oesophagus.
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University of Cambridge
Department of Oncology
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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University of Cambridge
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Decision analysis, economic evaluation/cost-effectiveness, efficient research design.
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University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
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Mitochondrial dysfunction and cancer
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Department of Oncology
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University of Cambridge
MRC Cancer Unit
Hutchison MRC Research Centre
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University of Cambridge
Department of Medical Genetics, MRC Cancer Unit
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