Meet the core staff

Carolyn Staton

Dr Carolyn Staton (Course Director) - MBiochem, PhD, SFHEA

Carolyn is a Senior Lecturer with a research focus on the regulation of angiogenesis, the development of new blood vessels from the pre-existing vasculature, in wound healing and tumour development and progression.   Carolyn is the Course Director and also the Module Lead for the Tumour Microenvironment, the Literature Review and the Research Project modules.

Helen Bryant

Dr Helen Bryant - BSc, PhD, FHEA

Helen is a Senior Lecturer with a research focus on DNA replication and understanding what happens in a cell when DNA replication is slowed or stopped by damage in DNA.   Helen is the Module Lead for the Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cancer module.

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Dr Will English - BSc, PhD

Will is a University of Sheffield Research Fellow whose research is focused on understanding how the tumour microenvironment regulates cancer biology, with a particular focus on vascular biology.  Will is the Deputy Module Lead for the Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cancer module.    

Saba

Mr Sabapathy Balasubramanian - MS, FRCSEd (Gen Surg), DMI, PhD

Saba is a NIHR funded Academic Clinical Senior Lecturer with a research interest in the epidemiology and management of thyroid and parathyroid tumours, especially in relation to diagnosis and surgical treatment.  Saba is the Module Lead for the Cancer Epidemiology module.

Robin Young

     

Dr Robin Young - MBChB, MRCP, MSc, PhD

Robin is a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield. His clinical and research interests involve sarcoma and colorectal cancer.  Robin is the Deputy Module Lead for the Cancer Epidemiology module.

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Mr Derek Rosario - ChB MD, FRCS(Urol)

Derek is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust.   His research interests are in lower urinary tract function and bladder reconstruction, patient perception of urological intervention, particularly in the field of oncological urological surgery and functional assessment of the lower urinary tract.  Derek is the Module Lead for the Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment module.

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Dr Caroline Wilson - PhD, MRCP

Caroline is a research active Medical Oncology Consultant at Weston Park Cancer Hospital where she specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. Her research interests include the effects of hormones in influencing the spread of breast cancer to bone. Caroline is the Deputy Module Lead for the Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment module.

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Dr Matthew C Winter - MBChB, MSc, MD, FRCP

Matt is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Weston Park Cancer Hospital where he specialises in the treatment of breast cancer. His research interests include zoledronate treatment of bone metastasis and gestational trophoblastic disease. Together with Caroline, Matt in the Deputy Module Lead for the Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Module.

Kanthou

Dr Chryso Kanthou - BSc, MPhil, PhD

Chryso is a Reader whose research interests are in the field of endothelial vascular biology and angiogenesis.  Chryso is the Deputy Module Lead for the Tumour Microenvironment module.     

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Dr Michelle Lawson - BSc, PhD, AFHEA

Shelly is a Research Fellow within the Sheffield Myeloma Research Team and her main research interests are in myeloma bone disease.  Shelly is the Module Lead for the Cancer Technologies and Clinical Research module.
    

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Professor Nicola Brown - BSc, DipEd, PhD

Nicky is a Professor of Microcirculation Biology and Head of the Microcirculation Research Group.  Nicky's research interests are in the mechanisms of physiological and pathophysiological angiogenesis in wound healing and tumour progression and the role of anti-angiogenic and anti-vascular strategies for the treatment of angiogenesis dependent disorders. Nicky is Deputy Module Lead for the Cancer Technologies and Clinical Research module and is also responsible for the Home Office Licence course.
    

Bernard Corfe

Dr Bernard Corfe - BSc, PhD

Bernard is a Senior Lecturer and lead of the Molecular Gastroenterology Research Group within the Academic Unit of Surgical Oncology.  Bernard's research interests are in the relationship between diet, short-chain fatty acid production and metabolism and cell fate in the normal and neoplastic colon. Bernard is responsible for the Cancer Systems Biology course within the Cancer Technologies and Clinical Research module.