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Professor Peter Johnson CBE FMedSci

Job Title
Professor of Medical Oncology
Cancer Research UK Centre
University of Southampton
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Lymphoma biology and therapy, cancer immunology. Clinical trials: first in man to international randomised studies.

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Primary care, health services research, health informatics, health improvement, social sciences, humanities, law, policy, communication or leadership as applied to health or biomedical science

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Chief Clinician at Cancer Research UK and Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Southampton, Peter Johnson is among the most highly regarded clinical researchers in the field of oncology. His research has led the application of stratified medicine in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma and has been responsible for designing pivotal clinical trials in this field. He has supervised the successful doctoral research of 20 clinical fellows. At CRUK he has established the nationwide Network of Clinical centres to bring together universities and NHS Trusts to support cancer research. He is also Chair of the Training and Career Development Board responsible for oversight of the charity’s personal fellowship funding programmes.

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