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Research Development Grants Advisory Group

Research Development ADVISORY GROUP

Name

Institution

Position/Area of expertise/interest

Date of Appointment (new group Jan 2021)

Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone

University of Lancaster

Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medicine

Mixed methods applied health research, particularly in improving the organisation and delivery of services. 

May 2021

Dr Nikki Copeland

University of Lancaster

Lecturer in Biomedicine

DNA replication/Chromosomal aberrations

May 2021

Freya Ferguson

University of Lancaster

PhD student in DNA replication

May 2021

Dr Gabrielle Grundy

University of Liverpool

NWCR Research Fellow

Molecular & Clinical Cancer Medicine

Head & Neck Cancer Research Group

May 2021

Tobias Bunday

University of Liverpool

PhD student in Biomedical Science and Translational Medicine

Liver regeneration following tumour resection

May 2021

Dr Julia Hiscock

University of Bangor

Research Fellow/ Co-director North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research Medical Sociologist.

Interests exploring issues at the interface of health and sociology.

May 2021

Professor Catherine Walshe

University of Lancaster

Research expertise is in palliative and end of life care. Two main research interests: the way that palliative care is provided especially within primary and community care settings; and the experience of symptoms at the end of life.

May 2021

Professor Nick Hulbert-Williams

University of Chester

Professor of Behavioural Medicine Coaching Psychologist. Research interests in psychosocial oncology/ contextual behavioural science; healthy habits

May 2021

Professor Michael Schmid

University of Liverpool

Professor of Molecular & Clinical Cancer Medicine

Tumour Microenvironment, Tumour Immunity, Macrophages, Pancreatic Cancer.

May 2021

Rachel Carter

University of Liverpool

Post-doctoral research assistant, Cancer Biology

May 2021

Dr Christine Campbell

University of Edinburgh

Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences. Primary care and cancer screening

May 2021

Dr Chris Staples

Bangor University

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Research on DNA mechanisms and cancer therapies 

May 2021

Amelia Gamble

Bangor University

PhD Student in Biomedical Sciences

May 2021

Dr Naveen Vasudev

University of Leeds

Consultant Medical Oncologist, interests in care and treatment for renal cancer, biomarkers and therapeutic targets, immunotherapy

May 2021

Dr Ruth Thompson

University of Sheffield

Department of Oncology and Metabolism

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow

May 2021