The NCRI Upper Gastrointestinal Group has four subgroups that develop research in areas of strategic need.

The hepatobiliary workstream, chaired by Mr Hassan Malik, develops research into cancer of the liver, bile ducts, and/or gallbladder.

Members:

Hassan Malik, Aintree University Hospital (subgroup chair)

Bristi Basu, Medical Oncologist, Academic Consultant in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics, University of Cambridge

Tom Bird, Honorary Consultant Hepatologist, University of Glasgow

John Bridgewater, Professor in medical oncology, UCL Cancer Institute

Saoirse Dolly, Clinical Fellow, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Maria Hawkins, Professor in Radiation Oncology, University College London (UCL)

Matthew Hoare, Clinician Scientist & Honorary Consultant in Hepatology, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute

Timothy Kendall, Pathologist, University of Edinburgh

Andre Lopes, University College London (UCL)

Yuk Ting Ma, Clinical Lecturer, King’s College London (KCL)

Mairead Mcnamara, Honorary Consultant, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Tim Meyer, Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine, University College London (UCL)

Helen Morement

Pam O’Donoghue, Lead GI Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, Harley Street Clinic

Daniel Palmer, University of Liverpool

Samir Pathak, Academic Clinical Lecturer/ Specialist registrar in HPB surgery, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

John Primrose, Professor of Surgery, University of Southampton

Helen Reeves, King’s College London (KCL)

Paul Ross, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Ian Rowe, Honorary Consultant Hepatologist, University of Leeds

Rohini Sharma, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Imperial College London

John Symons

Juan Valle, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Harpeet Wasan, Oncologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – St Mary’s Hospital

The neuroendocrine workstream, chaired by Dr Alan Anthoney, develops research into cancer of neuroendocrine cells, cells that release hormones into the bloodstream.

Members:

Alan Anthoney, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – Leeds General Infirmary (subgroup chair)

Cathy Bouvier, NET Patient Foundation

Martyn Caplin, University College London (UCL)

Paul Coffey, Syddansk Universitet

Daniel Cuthbertson, University of Liverpool

Lindsey Devlin, NET Patient Foundation

Andrea Frilling, Imperial College London

Ashley Grossman, Queen Mary University of London

Prakash Manoharan, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Was Mansoor, Consultant in Medical Oncology, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Mairead Mcnamara, Honorary Consultant, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Alia Munir, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Neil Pearce, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

John Ramage, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Debashis Sarker, King’s College London (KCL)

Maia Sissons

Denis Talbot, Professor of Cancer Medicine, King’s College London (KCL)

Christina Thirlwell, King’s College London (KCL)

Jon Wadsley, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The oesophagogastric workstream, chaired by Dr Christopher Peters, develops research into cancer of the oesophagus and the stomach.

Members:

Christopher Peters, Clinical Senior Lecturer & Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Imperial College London (subgroup chair)

William Allum, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Jane Blazeby, University of Bristol

Thomas Crosby, Clinical Director and Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Velindre Cancer Centre

David Cunningham, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Head of the Gastrointestinal and Lymphoma Unit and Director of Clinical Research, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Jeff Evans, Director of the Institute of Cancer Sciences, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

Rebecca Fitzgerald, MRC Programme Leader, Medical Research Council (MRC) – Cancer Unit Cambridge

Hugo Ford, Addenbrooke’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Heike Grabsch, Clinical Lecturer in Pathology, University of Leeds

Heike Grabsch, Clinical Lecturer in Pathology, University of Leeds

Michael Griffin, Honourary Clinical Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Newcastle University

Janusz Jankowski, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Christopher Jones, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow; Honorary Specialty Registrar in Clinical Oncology, University of Leeds

Ruth Langley, Oncology and Clinical Trials, University College London (UCL)

Leena Mukherjee, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Somnath Mukherjee, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Oxford – Medical Research Council (MRC), Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology

Shaun Preston, King’s College London (KCL)

Elizabeth Smyth, Clinical Research Fellow/ Consultant, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Anne Thomas, Medical Oncologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Tim Underwood, Professor of GI Surgery and Clinical Scientist, University of Southampton

The pancreatic workstream, chaired by Dr Pippa Corrie, develops research into cancer of the pancreas.

Members:

Pippa Corrie, Consultant medical oncologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (subgroup chair)

Thankamma Ajithkumar, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Bristi Basu, Medical Oncologist, Academic Consultant in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics, University of Cambridge

Andrew Biankin, Director, University of Glasgow

John Bridgewater, Professor in medical oncology, UCL Cancer Institute

David Chang, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, University of Glasgow

Jeff Evans, Director of the Institute of Cancer Sciences, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

Paula Ghaneh, University of Liverpool

Lesley Goodburn, Consumer Rep, National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)

Richard Jackson

Nigel Jamieson, University of Glasgow

Hemant Kocher, Senior Lecturer & Consultant Surgeon, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Chris Macdonald, Head of Research, Pancreatic Cancer UK

Somnath Mukherjee, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Oxford – Medical Research Council (MRC), Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology

Eric O’Neill, CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute- Cell & Molecular Oncology (Onset & Therapy), University of Oxford

Daniel Palmer, University of Liverpool

Stephen Pereira, University College London (UCL)

David Propper, Consultant, Barts Health NHS Trust

Ganesh Radhakrishna, Consultant Clinical Oncologist -Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, Oesophageal and hepaticopancreaticobiliary (HPB) cancers, Royal College of Radiologists

Keith Roberts, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Shivan Sivakumar, Academic Clinical Lecturer/ Honorary Speciality Registrar in Medical Oncology, University of Oxford

Juan Valle, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Newton Wong, Consultant, University of Bristol