Prof. Jeff Evans

Director Institute of Cancer Sciences, Glasgow

Professor Jeff Evans is a Group Leader (Translational Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory) at the CR-UK Beatson Institute, Glasgow, Professor of Translational Cancer Research and Director of the Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow. He is also the Lead of the Glasgow Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC). His initial medical training was at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, and he trained in Medical Oncology at Charing Cross and St. George’s Hospitals, London. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, and of the Royal College of Physicians, London. His research interests are in the pre-clinical and clinical development of novel anti-cancer agents, and his clinical interests are in Upper GI Cancers and Melanoma, and he leads the Phase I clinical trials and drug development team in Glasgow. He has been an investigator in numerous clinical trials in immuno-oncology. He is a member of the NCRN Upper GI Cancer Pancreatic Cancer and Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer sub-groups, member of the ECMC – Industry Combinations Alliance Joint Steering Committee, former member of Cancer Research UK’s New Agents Committee, and former Chair of the UICC (International Union against Cancer) International Cancer Research, Education, and Technology Transfer programme. He is co-editor of the clinical research section of the British Journal of Cancer.