Information about Research Group Leaders in Oncology
Prof. Neil Burnet
Departmental title: Professor of Radiation Oncology.
University Department(s): Oncology.
Other Affiliation(s): Addenbrooke's Oncology Centre.
Department of Oncology position(s) held: Professor of Radiation Oncology; Lecturer in Clinical Oncology; Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist; Senior Research Group Leader at R4 Block, Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Other position(s) held: None.
- Postal address: The Oncology Centre, Box 193, R4 Block, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- PA: Sue Shadbolt; Tel. 01223 336800; email: email@example.com
Other relevant links:
- Addenbrooke's Hospital - Cancer Services Team
- Addenbrooke's Oncology Centre
- NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre
Applicants for graduate courses (PhD and MPhil):
- 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 section A(12) of the form.
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.
- Clinical trials
- Site specific: Central Nervous System (CNS), sarcoma
- Surgical & clinical research: Radiation oncology
- Gillian Barnett
- Stacey McGowan - Personal website: http://planningforprotons.co.cc/
- Jessica Scaife - Personal website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/scaife.html
- Michael Simmons - Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory: http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/research/compRT/simmons.ph
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).
For a list of publications please click here.