Hull York Medical School

Faculty of Science and Engineering University of Hull


About us

Interim Head of Joint Centre for Cancer Studies - Professor Mike J Lind

Hull has one of the highest incidences and mortality from cancer in the country. The university of Hull has, therefore decided to set up a Joint Centre for Cancer Studies to facilitate to multidisciplinary research in this area. Initially, this will be between the Faculty of Science and HYMS but will be open to members of other faculties who have an interest in cancer research. The purpose of the centre will be to foster and promote translational research. The four main themes of the centre will be: -

  • Imaging
  • Tumour microenvironment
  • Novel Technologies
  • Clinical studies

Hull already carries out cancer research to a very high standard. The opening of the Allam Building and the development of a CT/PET/cyclotron scanner (thanks to donations from the Daisy Appeal) on the Castle Hill site this year, will greatly enhance the ability to carry out world class cancer research in Hull.  We are also in the process of setting up a tumor bank in the Daisy Building for which a technician has recently been appointed.

This website will demonstrate our commitment to cancer research, but more importantly will act as a directory of cancer research in the University to foster interdisciplinary collaboration.