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Translational Cancer Discovery Team

Professor Raj Chopra's team focuses on the discovery of novel small molecules that target difficult to drug proteins; development of 3-D organotypic models of cancer for drug discovery; and the development small molecules for immunomodulation with a focus on antigen presentation.

Team leader

Professor Rajesh Chopra

Professor Rajesh Chopra

Professor Rajesh Chopra is an experienced scientist and clinical leader who has discovered and developed novel cancer therapies, including molecularly targeted and cellular approaches. He is Head of the Division of Cancer Therapeutics and Director of the Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit, and his main areas of expertise are in haematological oncology, solid tumour biology, transplantation and cell therapies.

T 020 8722 4301

Team members

Ilona Nowak

Scientific Officer

Dr Muge Sarper

Postdoctoral Training Fellow T 02034376307

Dr Hannah Wang

Postdoctoral Training Fellow