Dr Fiona Collinson

Dr Fiona Collinson

Senior Lecturer, Clinical Director (Cancer Division)

0113 343 9126

Summary: Senior Lecturer, Clinical Director (Cancer Division)

Location: 1083A, Level 10, Worsley Building

Teaching Commitments: MBChB and MSc Biopharmaceutical Development


Fiona is a medical oncologist with a particular interest in the design and delivery of clinical trials, both early and late phase, and she is the clinical director of the cancer division within Leeds CTRU. Her clinical interest in is in the management of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancers, but her interest in clinical trials spans across all solid tumours and a broad range of treatment modalities.

She is a TMG member for a number of phase I-III cancer clinical trials, and also sits on a number of data monitoring and ethics committees and safety review committees. She is the co-lead chief investigator of the NIHR HTA-funded STAR trial (a randomised multi-stage phase II/III trial comparing standard management with continuation of first-line therapy until progression, compared to planned treatment breaks in advanced renal cancer).