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The Institute of Cancer Research attracts the very best science graduates and clinicians to carry out cutting-edge research and make the discoveries that defeat cancer. Our students enjoy working in a high-tech and collaborative environment, in which their research can be translated into direct benefits for patients.

Irene Matucci

Irene Matucci

Irene Matucci is carrying out a PhD in the Molecular Addictions Team, studying the interplay between metabolism and cancer cell signalling with a focus on glioblastoma, intestinal and breast cancer. She is the President of the ICR’s Student Union.

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Joshua Freedman

Joshua Freedman

Joshua Freedman is a third-year PhD student in the Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging. His research is helping to develop the MR Linac, a revolutionary new type of radiotherapy machine which is currently being tested for the first time on patients.

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Laura Jochem

Laura Jochem

Laura is a Cancer Research UK-funded PhD student in the Division of Structural Biology, working to understand how deregulation of a protein known as RNA polymerase III can cause cancer.

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Daniel Lam

Daniel Lam

Daniel Lam’s PhD project in the Therapeutic Ultrasound team is working towards the development of a new software programme which will help clinicians to determine, from a standard referral image, whether a patient is treatable with ultrasound.

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Saira Khalique

Saira Khalique

Saira Khalique is carrying out a clinical research PhD in the Functional Genomics team, looking at novel therapeutic strategies in ovarian clear cell carcinoma.

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Stephen Turnock

Stephen Turnock

Stephen Turnock is doing his PhD in the Preclinical Molecular Imaging team, looking at imaging biomarkers that can be used for monitoring treatment response in neuroblastoma.

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Somaieh Hedayat

Somaieh Hedayat

Somaieh Hedayat is working towards a PhD on how the tissue microenvironment can affect the response of metastatic colorectal cancer cells to antiangiogenic therapies.

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Oliver Pickford Scienti

Oliver Pickford Scienti

Oliver Pickford Scienti is doing a PhD in the Multimodal Molecular Imaging Team which involves using gold nanoparticles to help improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy.

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Maria Coakley

Maria Coakley

Maria is an MSc student on the taught MSc in Oncology Master’s course at The Institute of Cancer Research.

 

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David McBay

David McBay

David McBay's PhD project aims to understand the molecular mechanisms that determine the effectiveness of fractionated radiotherapy.

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New PhD studentships available

Applications are now open for our main PhD recruitment round, commencing 2018. A total of 19 studentships are currently available.

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