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Our funding committees and advisory panels

We have vacancies on several of our expert advisory panels and funding committees and welcome expressions of interest from leading blood cancer scientists, clinicians, and healthcare professionals to shape our strategy and inform funding decisions. If you are interested in any of these voluntary positions, please contact [email protected] and we can send you more details. Membership of our committees is currently under review and several new members will be appointed in 2022.

Research Funding Committee - current membership

  • Professor Tim Somervaille (Chair), Cancer Research UK, Manchester Institute, University of Manchester
  • Dr Dinis Calado, Francis Crick Institute/King’s College London
  • Professor Tariq Enver, University College London
  • Professor Adele Fielding, University College London
  • Professor Jude Fitzgibbon, Barts/Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor Bertie Gottgens, University of Cambridge 
  • Professor Anastasios Karadimitris, Imperial College London
  • Professor Chris Pepper, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • Professor Alan Warren, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Peter Campbell, Wellcome Sanger Institute
  • Professor Ron Hay, University of Dundee 
  • Helen Rowntree, Director of Research, Services and Engagement, Blood Cancer UK (non-voting member)

Co-opted members for January 2022 funding committee:

  • Professor Tatjana Stankovic, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Ronjon Chakraverty, University of Oxford
  • Dr Holger Auner, Imperial College London
  • Dr Martin Kaiser, The Institute of Cancer Research, London

Clinical Trials Review Committee - current membership

  • Professor Claire Harrison, Guys and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (Interim Chair)
  • Dr Martin Kaiser, The Institute of Cancer Research/The Royal Marsden Hospital, London
  • Professor Christopher Fox, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Professor Mhairi Copland, University of Glasgow
  • Dr Angela Casbard, Cardiff University
  • Professor Rachael Hough, UCLH, NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Graham Collins, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Helen Rowntree, Director of Research, Services and Engagement, Blood Cancer UK (non-voting member)