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The Adult Drug Development Unit at the ICR and the RM

The Adult Drug Development Unit (DDU) at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, comprises an internationally-leading team of >100 staff focused on early anti-cancer drug development.

Group leader

Professor Johann De Bono

Professor Johann De Bono

Divisional Head of Clinical Studies

Professor Johann de Bono is the Head of the Division of Clinical Studies and an international expert in the development of novel anticancer therapies against adult cancers. His team of runs one of the world’s largest phase I clinical trials units for cancer, with >100 staff including dedicated radiology and pathology staff; he also runs a separate team focused on improving prostate cancer care that have led pivotal phase III trials of several prostate cancer drugs including abiraterone, cabazitaxel, enzalutamide and olaparib as well more recently ipatasertib and lutetium-PSMA.

ORCID 0000-0002-2034-595X

Group members

Nana Adjei

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3636

Wanitta Adzangoa

Biological Specimens Coordinator and Molecular

Kiara Alakija

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3505

Marta Ascanio Morcillo

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3643

Hannah Badham

Clinical Trial Manager +44 20 3437 6929

Yasmin Ball

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6198

Chloe Ballard

Sujata Banerjee

Lucy Barrow

Clinical Data Manager +44 20 3437 6077

David Beech

Senior Laboratory Technician

Chloe Bush

Julie Butler

Executive Assistant

Maria Bynoe

Personal Assistant

Aylin Cakir Ozaksu

Clinical Data Manager

Summen Chauhdry

Zoe Clarkson-Williams

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3524

Val Cornwell

Executive Assistant +44 20 3437 6272

Freya Cowley

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 6142

Dr Alexander Cowley

Clinical Trial Manager +44 20 3437 6927

Faye Cruz

Clinical Trial Regulatory Coordinator

Robert Daly

Lead Study Manager

Audrey Darko - Mensah

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 6181

Freya Davis

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3637

Lyra Del Rosario

Deputy Head of Operations

Hilary Dent

George Dickens

Assistant Study Manager +44 20 3437 6898

Niamh Dowling

Assistant Study Manager +44 20 3437 6075

Oluwabamike Faboyede

Clinical Research Associate +44 20 3437 7203

Joan Fernandes

Clinical Research Associate +44 20 3437 6888

Freddy Flaherty

+44 20 3437 6326

Donald Flohr

Finance Manager

Rahul Goel

Clinical Trial Assistant

Ekta Goshi

Study Manager +44 20 3437 6899

Jessica Hallett

Clinical Trial Coordinator

Melissa Hill

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3633

Sam Hui

Clinical Data Manager

Dr Alvaro Ingles Russo

Honorary Appointment

Heywon Jeon

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3632

Professor Ian Judson

Honorary Appointment

Professor Stan Kaye

Honorary Appointment

Rebecca Kettridge

Senior Clinical Data Manager

Praradchaya Lamb

GCP Compliance Manager

Jennifer Lauman

Senior Study Manager

Vijay Linga

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6208

Dimitrios Magkos

Clinical Trial Approvals Officer

Dr Ruth Matthews

Clinical Trial Programme Manager

Luci Maynard

Clinical Research Associate +44 20 3437 3525

Lucy Milne

Ricardo Morilla

Higher Scientific Officer

Priya Parameswaran

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 6161

Dr Mona Parmar

Senior Clinical Data Scientist

Ana Prim Padilha

Clinical Trial Manager +44 20 3437 6560

Toby Prout

Uma Ramachandra

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6961

Helder Ramos

Clinical Data Manager +44 20 3437 6065

Dr Bindu Raobaikady

Oudnath Sanni

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3641

Maya Seyhismailzade

Clinical Data Manager +44 20 3437 6615

Dylan Sherman - Reade

Clinical Research Associate +44 20 3437 3509

Rethina Shritharan

Assistant Study Manager +44 20 3437 6084

Georgina Silva Fortes

Lead Data Manager

Tharsha Sivabalasupramaniam

Assistant Study Manager

Giovanni Sobrero

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 6284

Lara Stitcher

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 6091

Femia Thom

Biological Specimens Coordinator +44 20 3437 6183

Jennifer Tina

Assistant Study Manager +44 20 3437 6897

Lydia Turner

Divisional Administrator +44 20 8722 4302

Dr Alison Turner

Sera Turner

Adele Tyldesley

Clinical Trial Assistant +44 20 3437 3639

Anisha Vadivelu

Laboratory Technician +44 20 3437 6219

Sadie Wood

PhD Student +44 20 3437 6902

Dr Anna Zachariou

Clinical Trial Programme Manager