School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences

Staff Profiles

Dr Lindi Chen




PhD Paediatric Oncology, Newcastle University

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences, Newcastle University



Undergraduate Teaching:

  • BGM1002 Biochemistry (Module Leader)
  • CMB1004 Cell Biology
  • CMB1005 Practical Skills in Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences 1
  • CMB1006 Practical Skills in Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences 2
  • PSC2002 Membrane Transport and Cell Signalling in Health and Disease
  • PED2001 Drug Disposition and Pharmacokinetics
  • PED2006 Systems Pharmacology
  • CMB3001 Experimental Design and the Process of Research
  • BMS3010 Genetics and Human Disease


Other Roles and Responsibilities:

Personal Tutor

Phase 1 Advisor

Academic Practice Advisor

UCAS for Medicine and Dentistry


Research Supervision:

Undergraduate, MRes, MPhil and PhD students. 

Summer placement students.


Research Interests:

My main research interest is in the area of paediatric cancer. Specifically, I am interested in the identification of novel targeted therapies and combination therapies for the treatment of neuroblastoma, as well as the development and use of preclinical models of neuroblastoma. Through my research I have developed successful collaborations with international academic research groups and Pharma.



  • CCLG & the Little Princess Trust
  • Neuroblastoma UK & Niamh’s Next Step
  • SPARKs & the Dubois Child Cancer Fund
  • Newcastle Healthcare Charity
  • FMS travel grant
  • NECCRF travel grant
  • SPARKs travel grant
  • NICR travel grant