Meet our researchers

Many of our researchers are epidemiologists, who look at data from large groups of people to identify patterns in what causes and protects against cancer. Find out what inspires them, and how they got into cancer research.

Helen Coleman

A cancer professor – but does she ever have to wear a lab coat?

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Amanda Cross

Find out why Amanda chose a career in cancer science over being a vet

Amanda's journey

Ed Giovannucci

Ed reveals why he stays clear of the lab – and the kitchen at home

Straight out of Harvard

Inarie Jacobs

Inarie, a student in breast cancer, is one of our Academy Fellows

Read more about Inarie

Richard Martin

Prostate cancer expert Richard shares what he’s most proud of

Richard's story

Ruth Travis

Roaming Britain: what did Ruth discover in an ancient hillfort?

Our cycling doctor

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Kostas Tsilidis

From a degree in nursing to an exciting aetiological study in Greece

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