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.
- Postal address:
The Oncology Centre
Box 193, R4 Block
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- PA: Catherine Durance; 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
- Report on national funding for brain tumour research July 2013
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.
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
- Stacey McGowan - Personal website: http://www.planningforprotons.com
- 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.