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.
Saira Khalique is carrying out a clinical research PhD in the Functional Genomics team, looking at novel therapeutic strategies in ovarian clear cell carcinoma.
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.
Somaieh Hedayat is working towards a PhD on how the tissue microenvironment can affect the response of metastatic colorectal cancer cells to antiangiogenic therapies.
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.
Maria is an MSc student on the taught MSc in Oncology Master’s course at The Institute of Cancer Research.
David McBay's PhD project aims to understand the molecular mechanisms that determine the effectiveness of fractionated radiotherapy.