The NCRI TYA & Germ Cell Tumours Group has four subgroups that develop research in areas of strategic need.

The Biological Studies Subgroup, chaired by Dr Sarah Pratap, develops research into the biological basis of cancer in teenagers and young adults.

Members:

Sarah Pratap, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (subgroup chair)

Christopher Barton, MD Fellow, University of Liverpool

Lorna Fern, Teenage and Young Adul Clinical Studies Group Research Development Coordinator, National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)

Angela Jesudason, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Edinburgh Sick Children’s NHS Trust

Maria Michelagnoli, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

Matthew Murray, Consultant, University of Cambridge

Bob Phillips, Senior Clinical Academic, University of York, and Hon Consultant in Paed/TYA Oncology, Leeds, University of York

Kenneth Rankin, Newcastle University

Clare Rowntree, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (CVUHB)

Dan Stark, Professor, Consultant Medical Oncologist – Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer, Testicular cancer, Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and, University of Leeds

Frederik Van Delft, Newcastle University

Gareth Veal, Newcastle University

Shaun Wilson, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rachael Windsor, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

The Germ Cell Tumour Subgroup, chaired by Dr Jonathan Shamash, develops research into cancer of germ cells, which form from reproductive cells such as the testicles (testicular cancer) or the ovaries (ovarian cancer).

Members:

Jonathan Shamash, Barts Health NHS Trust (subgroup chair)

Constantine Alifrangis, Consultant Medical Oncologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

Andrew Protheroe, University of Oxford

Alison Reid, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Naveed Sarwar, Trials Lead, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – St Mary’s Hospital

Sara Stoneham, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

Clare Verrill, Consultant, University of Oxford

Matthew Wheater, University of Southampton

The Health Services Research (HSR) Subgroup, chaired by Dr Lorna Fern, develops research into the public services that provide medical care to teenagers and young adults with cancer.

Members:

Lorna Fern, Teenage and Young Adul Clinical Studies Group Research Development Coordinator, National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) (subgroup chair)

Sam Ahmedzai, NIHR National Specialty Lead for Cancer – Supportive Care Research, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Anne-Sophie Darlington, King’s College London (KCL)

Rachel Dommett, King’s College London (KCL)

Lisa McCann, Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde

Sue Morgan, Teenage Cancer Trust Nurse Consultant, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dan Stark, Professor, Consultant Medical Oncologist – Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer, Testicular cancer, Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and, University of Leeds

Rachel M Taylor, Senior Research Fellow, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

Max Williamson

The Quality of Life (QoL) & Survivorship Subgroup, chaired by Professor Mike Hawkins, develop research into the standard of health, comfort, and happiness experienced teenagers and young adults who have had a cancer diagnosis.

Members:

Mike Hawkins, Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Centre for Childhood Cancer Survivors Studies, King’s College London (KCL) (subgroup chair)

James Ashton, King’s College London (KCL)

Sue Brand, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Jennifer Harrington, King’s College London (KCL)

Robert Huddart, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Institute of Cancer Research (ICR)

Danish Mazhar, Addenbrooke’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dan Stark, Professor, Consultant Medical Oncologist – Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer, Testicular cancer, Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and, University of Leeds

Sara Stoneham, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

Nicola Thomson, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Hamish Wallace, King’s College London (KCL)

Jeff White, King’s College London (KCL)

Ed Wilson, University of Cambridge