Key cancer investigators


Prof Tony Williams, centre director

Director of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC), Tony Williams is at the forefront of research into clinical immunology and allergy.


Prof Peter Johnson

Prof Peter Johnson, director of the CRUK Centre

Peter Johnson is a medical oncologist specialising in the treatment of lymphoma. His main research interest is in immunotherapy: using the immune system to fight cancer.

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Prof Tim Elliott

Prof Tim Elliott, experimental oncology (vaccines)

Professor Elliott’s research looks at how the body prepares viruses and cancer cells for recognition (and eventual destruction) by the immune system.

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Dr Simon Crabb

Dr Simon Crabb. medical oncology (genitourinary)

Dr Crabb works in the laboratory and clinic to develop better therapeutic options for genitourinary cancers such as bladder, prostate and kidney cancers.

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Prof Martin Glennie

Prof Martin Glennie