Lead, Paediatric Brain Tumour Research Group
Chair, Newcastle Children's Cancer Research Group
Newcastle University Senate
Executive Board, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newacstle University
BSc (Hons) in Appplied Biology (1st class), University of Wales College of Cardiff (1991)
PhD in Cancer Molecular Biology, University of Newcastle (1994)
1998 MRC Research Fellowship, University of Birmingham, U.K.
1997 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, U.K.
1995 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, U.K.
1994 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Newcastle, U.K.
UK Children’s Cancer Study Group (UKCCSG)
UKCCSG Brain Tumour Research Group
British Neuro-Oncology Group
American Association for Cancer Research
British Association for Cancer Research
The molecular basis of paediatric brain tumour development
Molecular diagnostics for improved treatment individualisation in paediatric brain tumour patients
Development and pre-clinical assessment of novel therapies for paediatric tumours
Member, UK Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group (CCLG) CNS Tumours Division (and PNET sub-group).
Member, CCLG Biological Studies Steering Group.
Member, CCLG Therapeutics Steering Group.
Member, International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP-Europe) Brain Tumour Group & PNET study group.
Chair, SIOP-Europe PNET Biology Group.
Member, Innovative Therapies for Children with Cancer (ITCC): pan-European co-ordinating group for new drug development and clinical trials in paediatric oncology.
Member, Scientific & Medical Advisory Board, Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust.
Member, Grants Review & Monitoring Committee, Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust.
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, The Neuroblastoma Society.
MRes project students
Walport scheme (Academic Foundation Programme, Academic Clinical Lecturers)
The Brain Tumour Charity
Cancer Research UK (CR-UK)
Commission of the European Union
JGW Patterson Foundation (JGWP)
Medical Research Council
Newcastle Healthcare Charity
North of England Children's Cancer Research (NECCR)
Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust (SDBTT)
Sport Aiding Medical Research for Kids (SPARKS)
Module leader, BMS3012 “Cancer Biology and Therapy”, 3rd year undergraduate module, BSc in Biomedical Sciences.
Lectures, BGM3024 "The Molecular Basis of Cancer", 3rd yr undergraduate module, BSc programmes.
Post Graduate Co-ordinator, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University.
On-line teaching module for MSc in Oncology and Paliative Care.