Northern Institute for Cancer Research

Staff Profile

Dr Claire Elstob

Research Associate


Area of expertise

With a background in studying DNA damage repair, I am currently investigating genetic susceptibility of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and the development of novel therapies for this cancer.

Academic background

2002 PhD in Biochemistry, University College London
Investigating the role of Polynucleotide Kinase (PNK) in Non-homologous End-Joining.

Following time away from the bench gaining experience in science administration and science communication I returned as a post-doctoral researcher in 2016 studying Acute Myeloid Leukaemia