Prof. James Catto is NIHR Research Professor, Professor of Urological Surgery at the University of Sheffield and an Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He holds posts as Honorary Senior Clinical Research fellow at the University of Oxford and Honorary Clinical Professor, Division of Surgery & Interventional Science, University College London. He qualified from Leeds University in 1994 and trained in York and Sheffield, UK before a fellowship in Brisbane, Australia.
James earned his PhD in 2004 and now leads a research team investigating the biology and management of urological cancers. He received the European Association of Urology’s best thesis prize and the Bard medal from BAUS for his doctoral studies. James was an EAU-AUA exchange fellow in 2007, visiting several esteemed institutions. He was awarded the Crystal Matula by the EAU in 2010, the Astellas Education Foundation award in 2011, and the Golden Telescope by BAUS in 2014 for his outstanding contributions to the field of urology.