Dr.Aidan Cole was appointed as Clincal Lecturer and Consultant in Clinical Oncology in September 2017. Dr.Cole was awarded his PhD at Queen’s University Belfast in July 2014. His research investigating the radiobiological implications of respiratory motion in lung cancer radiotherapy was awarded the ESTRO Accuray award for high precision research in Geneva in 2013. He was subsequently awarded the St.Lukes Medal for his clinical research project investigating 4D-CT and impact on outcomes for lung cancer patients. This was awarded by Professor Phillip Devlin (Dana Farber) in September 2013 at the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.
Following completion of his specialist training Dr.Cole completed a Radiation Oncology Research Fellowship in the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He currently supervises research in Queen’s University Belfast with key interests in radionuclides, imaging in prostate cancer and radiomics. He is the Clinical Lead for Oligometastatic Stereotactic Radiotherapy in Northern Ireland and a keen medical educationalist.