Department of Oncology

 

Information about Research Group Leaders

Prof. Neil Burnet



University Department: Oncology.

Positions held: Professor of Radiation Oncology; Lecturer in Clinical Oncology; and Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist.

Contact:

  • Postal address:

    The Oncology Centre
    Box 193, R4 Block
    Addenbrooke’s Hospital
    Hills Road
    Cambridge CB2

  • Email: ngb21@cam.ac.uk
  • PA: Catherine Durance; Tel. 01223 336800; email: ccd35@medschl.cam.ac.uk

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Prospective Students

Applicants for graduate courses (PhD and MPhil):

  • In the first instance, please check the University's Job Opportunities website for advertised studentships: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/?category=6
  • Please contact me to discuss whether I am able to offer you a project BEFORE you submit your online GRADSAF application form for admission to the University. 
  • If I am able to offer you a position, you should then make your online GRADSAF application to the Department of Oncology and state my name in the "Prospective Supervisor" section of the form.



Research

Title: Radiotherapy & Chemotherapy for Brain and Spinal Tumours and Radiotherapy for Sarcoma.

Overview & further information:

  • Radiotherapy & Chemotherapy for Brain and Spinal Tumours.
  • Advanced radiotherapy techniques.
  • Distinguishing physical and biological determinants of radiotherapy toxicity.
  • Genetic determinants of individual variation in normal tissue radiosensitivity.

Areas:


Group members


Funding

Cancer Research UK Programme grant:

VoxTox - Distinguishing physical and biological determinants of radiotherapy toxicity (Linking radiation dose at the voxel level with toxicity).

Principal Investigator: Prof. Neil Burnet.

For further details see www.voxtox.org.


Cancer Research UK Project grant:

RAPPER - Radiogenomics: Assessment of Polymorphisms for Predicting the Effects of Radiotherapy.

Co-Principal Investigators: Prof. Neil Burnet and Prof. Catharine West (University of Manchester).


Key publications

For a list of publications please click here.


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