Researcher biography

An immunologist with a long-standing interest in the immune response to, and immune micro-environment asssociated with, a variety of blood cancers, specifically lymphoma and myeloma.

Had significant expertise in the dendritic cell and T-cell immunotherapy for the treament of malignancy. Have been responsible for the design of implementation of pioneering, early phase clincal trials of cellular immunotherapy for chronic myeloid leukaemia, melanoma and prostate cancer (1999-2001), prostate cancer and myeloma (2003-2009) and EBV+ve lymphoma (2009-2011).

Expert in a number of in vitro immunological techniques, including immunomagnetic cell isolation and flow cytometry with a strong understanding of the practicalities of translational research. Quite capable of bringing research outcomes into the clinic.