Professor Steven Clifford
Director of the Northern Institute for Cancer Research & Professor of Molecular Paediatric Oncology
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2239 (Dominic Lamb, PA)
- Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 4301
- Address: Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre,
Northern Institute for Cancer Research,
Herschel Building, Level 6,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
Roles and Responsibilities
Director, Northern Institute for Cancer Research
Lead, Paediatric Brain Tumour Research Group, Wolfson Centre for Childhood Cancer Research
BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology (1st class), University of Wales College of Cardiff (1991)
PhD in Cancer Molecular Biology, University of Newcastle (1994)
2018-present Director, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, U.K.
2012-17 Lead, Childhood Cancer Research Theme, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, U.K.
2009-present Professor of Molecular Paediatric Oncology, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, U.K.
2005-09 Senior Lecturer, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, U.K.
2000-05 Lecturer, Cancer Research Unit & Dept. Child Health, Newcastle University, U.K.
1998-2000 MRC Research Fellowship, University of Birmingham, U.K.
1997-8 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, U.K.
1995-7 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, U.K.
1994-5 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Newcastle, U.K.
UK Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG)
International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)
American Association for Cancer Research
British Association for Cancer Research
European Association for Cancer Research
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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
Areas of expertise
UK NCRI Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Clinical Studies Group, Brain Tumour subgroup
UK NCRI Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Clinical Studies Group, New Agents Group
UK Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) Biological Studies Steering Committee
Director, National and European reference centre for molecular diagnostics, pathology review and biological studies in medulloblastoma clinical trials.
International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP-Europe) Brain Tumour Group & PNET study group.
SIOP-Europe PNET Biology Group (founding Chair, 2007-2016).
Multi-disciplinary Expert Review Panel, Cancer Research UK.
New Investigator Committee, Cancer Research UK.
Scientific Advisory Board, The Brain Tumour Charity.
MRes project students
Walport scheme (Academic Foundation Programme, Academic Clinical Lecturers)
Blue Skye Thinking (www.blueskyethinking.org)
The Brain Tumour Charity (www. thebraintumourcharity.org)
Cancer Research UK (CR-UK) (www.cancerresearchuk.org)
Children with Cancer UK (www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk)
Great Ormond Street Children's Charity (www.gosh.org)
North of England Children's Cancer Research (NECCR) (www.neccr.org.uk)
The Tom Grahame Trust (www.tomgrahame.com)
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 (2007-2017).
On-line teaching module for MSc in Oncology and Palliative Care.