Our eclectic Members are at the heart of driving the Centres mission to build a collaborative research community between Imperial College London and The Institute of Cancer Research, London.

 

See below for a listing of the Centres Members which are sectioned under the research theme to which they most closely affiliate. Three key research areas of each Member are detailed to support identification of specialist expertise within the Centre and help facilitate engagement for potential collaboration.

 

 

 

Faculty of Natural Science, Imperial:

Tony Cass, Department of Chemistry - Biosensors and biomolecular engineering/ Proteomics and metabolomics/ Microarrays and microfluidics

Oscar CesDepartment of Chemistry - Membrane biophysics/ Chemical biology/ Synthetic biology

Marco Di AntonioDepartment of Chemistry - Nucleic Acids Chemical Biology/ DNA G-quadruplex/ Chemical epigenetic tools (Group page)

Marina Kuimova, Department of Chemistry Fluorescence imaging/ Time-resolved spectroscopy/ Cell functioning

Ben Schumann, Department of Chemistry - Protein glyocobiology/ Protein tracking/ Synthetic chemistry

Ed Tate, Department of Chemistry Chemical biology and proteomics/ Medicinal chemistry and chemical synthesis/ Modification of proteins and peptides (Group page)

Francesca CeroniDepartment of Chemical Engineering - Synthetic biology/ Molecular and cell biology/ Bioengineering

Tolga Bozkurt, Department of Life Sciences- Plant immunity/ Autophagy by pathogens/ Model pathosystems

Cristina Lo CelsoDepartment of Life Sciences - Haematopoiesis/ Microscopy/ Image analysis

Masahiro Ono, Department of Life Sciences - Immunology/ T cell activation/ In vivo temporal dynamics of cellular differentiation

Mauricio BarahonaDepartment of Mathematics - Biomathematics/Networks/Mathematics of precision healthcare

Chris DunsbyDepartment of Physics - Photonics/ Ultrafast laser technology/ Biomedical imaging

Paul French, Department of Physics - Multidimensional fluorescence imaging/ Photonics/ Biomedical optics

 

 

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial:

Guido FranzosoDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation - NF-κB biology and gene regulation/ Molecular pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases and cancer/ Target identification, drug discovery and biomarker development

Elsa AngeliniDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Data science/ Data-signal-image analysis/ Translational medicine and therapeutics

Zoltan Takats, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Mass spectrometry/ Metabolomics/ Analytical chemistry

Simak Ali, Department of Surgery & Cancer - Molecular mechanisms of endocrine resistance / Developing drugs targeting gene regulatory processes / Breast and prostate cancer

Luca Magnani, Department of Surgery & Cancer- Chromatin landscape/ Epigenomic mapping/ Identifying druggable targets and biomarkers

 

Faculty of Engineering, Imperial:

Aldo FaisalDepartment of Bioengineering - Digital Healthcare/ AI/ Digital Biomarkers

Darryl Overby, Department of Bioengineering - Molecular cellular and tissue biomechanics/ Mechanobiology/ Bioengineering

Chris RowlandsDepartment of Bioengineering - Imaging/ Microfluidics/ Neurotechnology

Victoria SalemDepartment of Bioengineering - Endocrinology/ Imaging/ Organ-on-chip technology

Simon SchultzDepartment of Bioengineering - Neurotechnology/ Electrophysiology/ Imaging

Mengxing TangDepartment of Bioengineering - Medical ultrasound imaging/ Microbubbles/ Superresolution

 

 

 

Institute of Cancer Research:

Clare Isacke, Division of Breast Cancer Research - Molecular Cell Biology/Metastasis/Breast Cancer

Chris LordDivision of Breast Cancer Research - Homologous recombination defective cancers/ Synthetic lethality/ Functional genomics

Pascal MeierDivision of Breast Cancer Research - Cell death/ Immunity/ Cellular competition

Andrew TuttDivision of Breast Cancer Research - Breast cancer/ Therapeutic target validation/ Cancer organoids

Chris Bakal, Division of Cancer Biology - Dynamical Cell Systems/ Cell form/ Metastases

Jyoti Choudhary, Division of Cancer Biology- Functional Proteomics/ Proteogenomics technologies/ Mass spectrometry and data analysis

George PoulogiannisDivision of Cancer Biology - Cancer metabolism/ Genetic instability/ Cell signalling

Amanda SwainDivision of Cancer Biology - Breast cancer/ Therapeutic target validation/ Cancer organoids

Axel BehrensDivision of Molecular Pathology - Cancer stem cell biology/ 3D tumour imaging technology/ Mechanisms of tumour initiation and progression

Marco BezziDivision of Molecular Pathology - Tumour Heterogeneity/ Organoids/ Functional Genomics

Paul Huang, Division of Molecular Pathology - Systems biology/ Molecular pathology/ Sarcoma and lung cancer

Andrea Sottoriva, Division of Molecular Pathology - Cancer genomics and evolution/ Mathematical modelling/ Computation

Nicola ValeriDivision of Molecular Pathology - GI cancers/ Cancer micro-RNAs/ Cancer modelling

Yinyin YuanDivision of Molecular Pathology - Digital pathology/ Bioinformatics/ Statistic

 

Faculty of Natural Science, Imperial:

Mauricio BarahonaDepartment of Mathematics - Biomathematics/ Networks/ Mathematics of precision healthcare

 

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial:

Bill CooksonNational Heart & Lung Institute - Genomics applied to medicine/ Respiratory sciences / Microbiomics

Miriam MoffattNational Heart & Lung Institute - Genomic medicine/ Respiratory Genetics / Epigenetics

Guido FranzosoDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation - NF-κB biology and gene regulation/ Molecular pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases and cancer/ Target identification, drug discovery and biomarker development

Elsa AngeliniDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Data science/ Data-signal-image analysis/ Translational medicine and therapeutics

Marc Dumas, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Metabolomics/ Microbiomics/ Systems medicine

Srdjan SasoDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Gynaecological (oncological) surgery and ultrasound/ Biomedical engineering/ Oncofertility and fertility restoration

Zoltan TakatsDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Mass spectrometry/ Metabolomics/ Analytical chemistry

Dan ElsonDepartment of Surgery & Cancer - Surgical imaging/ Biophotonics/ Surgical technologies

George Hanna, Department of Surgery and Cancer - Oesophago-gastric surgery/ Laparoscopic surgery/ Metabolomics for early cancer detection

Daniel LeffDepartment of Surgery & Cancer - Breast cancer surgery/ Surgical robotics/ Biosensors

Susy Bloch, St Mary's Hospital - Respiratory consultant/ Lung cancer/ General medical physician

 

 

Faculty of Engineering, Imperial:

Periklis PantazisDepartment of Bioengineering - Cell imaging technologies/ Cell tracking/ Optical probes

Mengxing TangDepartment of Bioengineering - Medical ultrasound imaging/ Microbubbles/ Superresolution 

Molly Stevens, Department of Materials - Biomedical materials/ Regenerative medicine/ Biosensing

 

Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden:

Ros Eeles, Division of Genetics and Epidemiology - Genetic variants of prostate cancer risk/ Prostate cancer early detection/ Prostate cancer screening clinical trials

Axel BehrensDivision of Molecular Pathology - Cancer stem cell biology/ 3D tumour imaging technology/ Mechanisms of tumour initiation and progression

Yinyin YuanDivision of Molecular Pathology - Digital pathology/ Bioinformatics/ Statistic

Richard Lee, The Royal Marsden - Respiratory Medicine/ Early lung cancer diagnosis/ Lung screening

Stan Kaye, RMP Cancer Alliance

Michelle Chen, The Royal Marsden Partner Cancer Alliance - R&D management/ Clinical trials design/ Operational delivery

Shafa Ulla, The Royal Marsden Early Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Centre – Early cancer detection and diagnosis/ Research design/ NHS delivery

 

Faculty of Natural Science, Imperial:

Joshua Edel, Department of Chemistry - Nanobiotechnology/ Micro and nanofluidic devices/ Optical detection techniques

Aleksandar Ivanov, Department of Chemistry - Nanoelectronics and electrochemistry/ Single-molecule single-cell methods/ Point-of-care diagnostics

Philip Miller, Department of Chemistry - PET tracer molecules/ Microfluidic flow reactors synthesis/ Homogenous catalysis

Mauricio BarahonaDepartment of Mathematics - Biomathematics/ Networks/ Mathematics of precision healthcare

 

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial:

Nelofer Syed, Department of Brain Sciences - Brain tumour biology/ Genetics/ Epigenetics

Jeremy Levy, Department of Immunology and Inflammation - Immune mediated renal disease/ Chronic Kidney disease/ Postgraduate education

Elsa AngeliniDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Data science/ Data-signal-image analysis/ Translational medicine and therapeutics

Tim Ebbels, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Computational bioinformatics/ Multivariate data analysis/ Post-genomic technologies

Elizabeth Want, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Molecular Spectroscopy/ Metabolic phenotyping/ Chemometric analysis

Charlotte BevanDepartment of Surgery and Cancer - Prostate cancer/ Androgen receptor biology and translational research/ Therapy resistance

Dan ElsonDepartment of Surgery & Cancer - Surgical imaging/ Biophotonics/ Surgical technologies

Matthew Grech-Sollars, Department of Surgery & Cancer - Neuro-Oncology/ Neuroimaging/ MR and PET imaging techniques

Alison McGregor, Department of Surgery & Cancer - Rehabilitation and recovery/ Wearable technology & digital health/ Enhancing quality of life

Iain McNeish, Department of Surgery & Cancer - Gynaecological cancer/ Molecular and cell biology/ Translational research

Christopher PetersDepartment of Surgery & Cancer - GI cancers/ Biomarker validation/ Surgical imaging

Rohini SharmaDepartment of Surgery & Cancer - Liver cancer/ Cancer imaging/ Targeted therapy

 

 

Faculty of Engineering, Imperial:

Sam Au, Department of Bioengineering - Microfluidics/ Circulating tumour cells/ Lab on a chip and microfabrication facility

Aldo FaisalDepartment of Bioengineering - Digital Healthcare/ AI/ Digital Biomarkers

Sylvain Ladame, Department of BioengineerinSmall molecules and proteins for sensing and targeting nucleic acid structures in vivo/ Chemical and biochemical tools to explore biological processes/ Novel therapeutic targets and disease-related biomarkers

Periklis PantazisDepartment of Bioengineering - Cell imaging technologies/ Cell tracking/ Optical probes

Mengxing TangDepartment of Bioengineering - Medical ultrasound imaging/ Microbubbles/ Superresolution 

Wayne Luk, Department of Computing - Models for customising computation/ Embedded biomedical systems/ High-performance financial computing

Pantelis Georgiou, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Bio-inspired metabolic technology/ Ultra-low power micro-electronics/ Lab-on-chip technology

Peter Huthwaite, Department of Mechanical Engineering Ultrasonics and radiography imaging/ Data imaging/ Ultrasonic simulation numerical methods


 

Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden:

Ben O'LearyDivision of Breast Cancer Research - Head and neck cancer/ Radiotherapy response/ Circulating tumour DNA

Nick Turner, Division of Breast Cancer Research - Breast cancer/ Molecular oncology/ Targeted and personalised therapies

Udai Banerji, Division of Cancer Therapeutics - Drug discovery/ Early phase clinical trials/ Drug resistance translational research

Axel BehrensDivision of Molecular Pathology - Cancer stem cell biology/ 3D tumour imaging technology/ Mechanisms of tumour initiation and progression

Marco GerlingerDivision of Molecular Pathology - GI cancers/ Cancer evolution/ Therapy resistance

Yinyin YuanDivision of Molecular Pathology - Digital pathology/ Bioinformatics/ Statistics

Jeff Bamber, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Ultrasound tumour detection/ Acoustic Cluster Therapy for localised drug delivery/ Skin and breast cancer

Matthew Blackledge, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - lmaging methodologies/ Heterogeneous response to novel therapeutics/ Bone metastases

Kevin Harrington, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Head and neck cancer/ IMRT and palliative CT/ Immunotherapy

Emma Harris, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Ultrasound and X-ray imaging / Image guided radiotherapy/ Therapy monitoring

Gabriela Kramer-Marek, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Molecular imaging/ Early treatment response/ Targeted therapies

Helen McNair, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging Radiography/ Novel radiotherapy technologies/ Clinical translation

Uwe Oelfke, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Medical physics/ Cancer imaging/ Radiation oncology

Simon Robinson, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging Non-invasive MRI and spectroscopy techniques/ Blood-oxygen-level-dependent MRI/ Early cancer detection and therapy monitoring

Navita Somaiah, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Breast cancer/ Radiotherapy late effects/ Drug and radiation combination

Andreas Wetscherek, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - 4D-MRI for MR-guided radiotherapy/ Functional imaging on MR-Linacs/ Intravoxel incoherent motion MRI

Shree Bhide, The Royal Marsden - Head and neck cancer/ MR-linac/ Radiotherapy response

Mu Koh, The Royal Marsden - Radiology/Cancer imaging/Magnetic resonance imaging


 

Faculty of Natural Science, Imperial:

Marco Di AntonioDepartment of Chemistry - Nucleic Acids Chemical Biology/ DNA G-quadruplex/ Chemical epigenetic tools (Group page)

Matt Fuchter, Department of Chemistry - Biological chemistry/ Material science/Chemical synthesis/ Photochemistry

Ramon Vilar, Department of Chemistry - Medicinal inorganic chemistry/ Molecular recognition/ Molecular imaging

Sergei KazarianDepartment of Chemical Engineering - FTIR spectroscopy/ Raman spectroscopy/ Chemical engineering

Mauricio BarahonaDepartment of Mathematics - Biomathematics/Networks/Mathematics of precision healthcare

 

 

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial:

Guido FranzosoDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation - NF-κB biology and gene regulation/ Molecular pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases and cancer/ Target identification, drug discovery and biomarker development

Elsa AngeliniDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction - Data science/ Data-signal-image analysis/ Translational medicine and therapeutics

Charlotte Bevan, Department of Surgery and Cancer - Prostate cancer/ Androgen receptor biology and translational research/ Therapy resistance

Stamatia Giannarou, Department of Surgery & Cancer - Surgical cancer technology and imaging/ Visual recognition/ Surgical vision

 

Faculty of Engineering, Imperial:

Ben AlmquistDepartment of Bioengineering - Nanotechnology/ Tissue repair/ Nanomaterials

Adam CelizDepartment of Bioengineering - Tissue repair/ Tissue regeneration/ Novel biomaterials

James Choi, Department of Bioengineering- Therapeutic Ultrasound/ Drug delivery/ Drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier

Periklis PantazisDepartment of Bioengineering - Cell imaging technologies/ Cell tracking/ Optical probes

Mengxing TangDepartment of Bioengineering - Medical ultrasound imaging/ Microbubbles/ Superresolution 

Alex Porter, Department of Materials - Nanomaterials/ Electron microscopy techniques/ Biomaterial and cell interface

Mary Ryan, Department of Materials - Materials Science/ Nanotechnology/ Synchrotron science

 

 

Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden:

Chris LordDivision of Breast Cancer Research - Homologous recombination defective cancers/ Synthetic lethality/ Functional genomics

Rachael NatrajanDivision of Breast Cancer Research - Breast cancer/ Therapy resistance/ Biomarker validation

Louis Chesler, Division of Clinical Studies - Paediatric cancer biology/ Personalised treatment/ MYCN oncogene

Olivia RossaneseDivision of Cancer Therapeutics - Cancer pharmacology/ Target evaluation/ Molecular therapeutics

Axel BehrensDivision of Molecular Pathology - Cancer stem cell biology/ 3D tumour imaging technology/ Mechanisms of tumour initiation and progression

Yinyin YuanDivision of Molecular Pathology - Digital pathology/ Bioinformatics/ Statistic

Alan Melcher, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Head and neck cancer and melanoma/ Translational immunotherapy/ Oncolytic anti-cancer viruses

Gail ter Haar, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Medical ultrasound/ High intensity focused ultrasound/ Liver and kidney

Alison TreeDivision of Radiotherapy and Imaging - Prostate cancer/ Radiotherapy/ MR Linac

Naureen Starling, The Royal Marsden - Gastrointestinal cancer/ Clinical trials/ Novel therapeutics

 

 

 

 

 

Chirine Sakr - CODEX multiplex IHC

Helen Huang - Hyperion CyTOF

Miguel Hermida Ayala - Microfabrication facility

Patrick Kierkegaard - Human Factors

Jigna Patel - Organoid facility

Sudeep Bhushal - Organoid facility