Clinical Senior Lecturer of Oncology & Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine.
Richard Adams is a reader and Director of the Wales Cancer Trials Unit and Wales Cancer Bank. His clinical practice and research is focused on lower gastrointestinal cancers. He is chair of the NCRI anorectal subgroup and is active in national and international research organisations including IRCI the International Rare Cancer Initiative (for anal cancer) and ARCAD.
He chairs the biomarker development group for FOCUS4 is Chief investigator for FOCUS4 D and leads on the radiotherapy quality assurance for the UK ARISTOTLE, COPERNICUS and TREC trials. He oversees collaborative translational research in numerous phase II/ III colorectal cancer trials. He was a founder member of and now chairs the South Wales Cancer Care link with Sierra Leone.