Dr Saif Ahmad

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University departments
MRC Cancer Unit
University institutes
Hutchison MRC Research Centre

Position: PhD student
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Research description

I am a senior clinical oncology trainee currently undertaking a Clinical PhD Fellowship at the MRC Cancer Unit in Prof Ashok Venkitaraman's lab. My research is focused on understanding a novel mechanism by which the BRCA2 tumour suppressor protein prevents genomic instability, specifically its role within the damage-induced G2 checkpoint. My long-term ambition is to practise as a translational clinician scientist, advancing our understanding of the DNA-damage response to improve clinical radiotherapy outcomes, potentially through patient stratification and drug-radiotherapy combinations

Research Programme
Pancreatic Cancer
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