Northern Institute for Cancer Research

Staff Profile

Professor Roderick Skinner

Honorary Professor of Childhood Cancer



Consultant in Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology / BMT, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Professor of Childhood Cancer, Northern Institute of Cancer Research, University of Newcastle,


BSc (Hons, 2[1]) in Physiology (Birmingham)   1980

MB,ChB (Hons) (Birmingham)   1983

MRCP (UK) (General Medicine)   1986

DCH (London)   1987

Ph D (Newcastle)   1995

FRCPCH   1997

Leading professional roles

Founding member (2008) of Pan-European Network for Care of Survivors after Childhood and Adolescent Cancer (PanCare)

Member of Executive Board of PanCare 2008 -

Member of Core Group of International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group 2010 -

Chair of Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) Supportive Care Group (2003-08)

Chair of CCLG / UK Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Group (2008-2012)

Current chair of CCLG Late Effects Group (since 2016)


Research interests

Late adverse effects of treatment for childhood / adolescent malignancy and bone marrow transplantation (BMT)

Evidence-based guideline development for surveillance for late adverse effects

Long-term follow-up of childhood / adolescent malignancy / BMT survivors

Survivorship after childhood / adolescent malignancy / BMT

Acute toxicity of treatment for childhood / adolescent malignancy / BMT

Immunisation of children / adolescents with malignancy or after BMT


European Union FP7 programme

Children with Cancer UK

Special Trustees (Newcastle Healthcare Charity)

Children's Cancer Fund