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Archives of Chairs


Mark has been in post as Nurse Consultant and Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse at the Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust since 2007. He is the current President of the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS). He has been a UKONS board member since 2018 and he also edits the twice monthly e-newsletter. Mark still works clinically on […]

HALL, Dr Marcia (Chair)

Educated at Cheltenham Ladies College (St Austins 1975-81).  Trained in medicine at Guy’s Hospital Medical School – q1986.  Completed PhD at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now CRUK) working on cyclins and kinases. Consultant in medical oncology Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. My main interest is in gynaecological cancers but my interest in clinical research occasionally […]

HANNA, Professor Gerry (Chair)

Professor Gerry Hanna is the Clinical Director for Oncology at the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital and holds honorary appointments at Queen’s University Belfast andosp the University of Melbourne and is the past Director of Radiation Oncology at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. Professor Hanna’s research interests are the use of […]

CORRIE, Dr Pippa (Chair)

Pippa Corrie qualified in medicine at Oxford University, having previously undertaken a PhD in anti-cancer drug development. She has been a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke’s Hospital) since 1997 and is an Associate Lecturer in the University of Cambridge. She has over 25 years of experience leading a regional […]

CHOUDHURY, Professor Ananya (Co-chair)

Professor Choudhury is Chair and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology. She joined The Christie in 2008 specialising in urology and sarcoma and has a strong interest in translational research. In 2013, she decided to focus on radiotherapy-related research in prostate and bladder cancers. Within the Division of Cancer Sciences, The University of Manchester, she is […]

MARSHALL, Dr Ernie (Chair)

Dr Marshall is a Consultant Oncologist at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, appointed in 1997. He specialises in Lung Cancer. A Clinical Researcher and former Cancer Network Cancer Research Lead, Dr Marshall’s current focus is on lung cancer and service leadership and development with emphasis on urgent cancer care and acute oncology provision.

PETTY, Professor Russell (Co chair)

Professor Russell Petty is Chair of Medical Oncology and Deputy Head of the Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine at the University of Dundee. He leads a research programme in clinical and translational cancer medicine focused upon oesophageal and gastric cancer involving both laboratory research developing precision medicine approaches and investigating mechanisms of drug resistance , […]

HAMADY, Mr Zaed (Co-Chair)

Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon, University hospitals Southampton NHS foundation trust, UK President elect of the British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO). Hunterian Professor (RCS Eng.) 2010/2011. Awarded professorship from Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2010, for the research on genetic engineering to improve drug delivery system (patented). Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of […]

BALAKRISHNAN, Ms Anita (Chair)

Anita Balakrishnan is a Consultant Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgeon at the Cambridge Hepatopancreatobiliary Unit, and Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. Her academic research interest focuses on the investigation of the evolution of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma via a transgenic study of the role of DNA damage repair in the development of pancreatic cancer at the […]

HOSKIN, Professor Peter (Co Chair)

Peter Hoskin trained in clinical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital London and has been consultant in clinical oncology at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood UK since 1992. He is also Professor in Clinical Oncology in the University of Manchester and honorary consultant in clinical oncology at the Christie Hospital, Manchester and University College Hospital, […]
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