Professor Christine Harrison
Prof of Childhood Cancer Cytogenetics

  • Email: christine.harrison@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1320
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 282 1326
  • Address: Leukaemia Research Cytogenetics Group
    5th Floor
    Sir James Spence Institute
    Royal Victoria Infirmary
    Queen Victoria Road
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 4LP

Roles and Responsibilities

Professor of Childhood Cancer Cytogenetics
Director, Leukaemia Research Cytogenetics Group

Qualifications

Clinical Scientist, registered with Health Professions Council
Registration No. CS.08207
2001: Fellowship Royal College of Pathologists
1978: PhD Cell Biology Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester
1975: BSc Genetics & Cell Biology, University of Manchester

Previous Positions

2001-2008 Reader/Professor of Cancer Cytogenetics & Director, Leukaemia Research Cytogenetics Group, University of Southampton
1997-2001 Director, Leukaemia Research Cytogenetics Group, University of London; Head, Cytogenetics, Dept of Haematology, Royal Free And University College Medical School, London

Memberships

Member, International Standing Committee on Human Cytogenetic Nomenclature
Member, American Society of Hematology

Esteem Indicators

Section Editor, "Leukemia"
Assessor in Genetics (Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics) Department of Health, Panel of Assessors
Chairman, United Kingdom Cancer Cytogenetics Group
Chairman, Joint Steering Committee for the Association of Clinical Cytogeneticists Leukaemia Working Party and the United Kingdom Cancer Cytogenetics Group
Moderator and abstract reviewer for American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, 2007

Undergraduate Teaching

Biomedical Sciences Plus

Postgraduate Teaching

PhD Examiner:
University of Lund, Sweden 2003 and 2006 (two students)
University of Sheffield (five students)
University of Cardiff (two students)
University of Newcastle (one student)

MD examiner:
University of Sheffield (one student)
University of London (one student)
University of Southampton (one student)