Professor Christopher Twelves

Professor of Clinical Cancer Pharmacology and Oncology

0113 206 7469

Summary: I lead the Oncology and Clinical Research section in LICAP, and the Cancer Medicine group.

Location: Level 4 Bexley Wing St James Institute of Oncology


My first degree was in Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology at Sheffield, and after completing my medical training at Guy’s Hospital in London I developed an interest in drug development in Glasgow where I led the Phase I trial programme. I moved back to Yorkshire in 2003 and head the Section of Oncology and Cancer Research (Clinical), which covers a broad area of activities; within the Section I lead the Cancer Medicine Group. I also head the Cancer Research UK/NIHR Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre and am Director of the NIHR Leeds Cancer Research Facility.