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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.

Ana-Teresa Maia

Ana-Teresa Maia

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.

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Fiona Rowan

Fiona Rowan

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.

 

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Oliver Rausch

Oliver Rausch

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.

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Isla Furlong

Isla Furlong

Completion date: PhD 1997

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.

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Trevor McMillan

Trevor McMillan

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.

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Susana Banerjee

Susana Banerjee

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.

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Timothy Yap

Timothy Yap

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.

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