Around 79% of our non-clinical students have gone on to scientific research roles at institutes and universities all over the world within a year of leaving The Institute of Cancer Research. Meet some of our alumni.
Completion date: PhD 2003
Dr Ana-Teresa Maia completed her PhD at The Institute of Cancer Research in 2003. She is now the Vice-Director of the Centre for Biomedical Research at the University of Algarve.
Completion date: PhD 2014
Dr Fiona Rowan was awarded her PhD in Biology and Chemistry at the Institute of Cancer Research in 2014. She is now an early-career academic scientist, pursuing her goal to one day lead her own research lab.
Completion date: PhD 1997
Dr Oliver Rausch completed his PhD at The Institute of Cancer Research in 1997. He is now Vice President Research & Development at Storm Therapeutics Ltd, a spin-out company from Cambridge University that is developing potential new cancer treatments.
Dr Isla Furlong completed her PhD at The Institute of Cancer Research in 1997. She now works as a patent attorney, specialising in advising start-up companies and academic institutes on biopharmaceutical patent issues.
Completion date: PhD 1984
Professor Trevor McMillan was awarded a PhD in Biophysics at the Institute of Cancer Research in 1984. He is now the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Keele.
Completion date: PhD 2009, Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology 2010
Dr Susana Banerjee completed her PhD and second year of her Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology at the ICR, and is now a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden. She continues her research collaborating with the ICR and is the lead for clinical and translational trials in gynaecological cancers.
Completion date: PhD 2010, Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology 2013
Dr Yap undertook a PhD in Molecular Pharmacology in the Division of Cancer Therapeutics from February 2007 to August 2010. As a Medical Oncology Specialist Registrar, he also undertook a Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research, which he completed in October 2013.