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Professor John K Field MA, PhD, BDS, FRCPath

Professor John Field, PhD, FRCPath has a Personal Clinical Chair in Molecular Oncology at the University of Liverpool.  He is a Visiting Professor at University College London, holds the post of Director of Research of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Research Programme. He is the CI for the UK Lung Cancer Screening Trial (UKLS), Chair of the EU-US Spiral CT collaborative group, Chair (2011- ) IASLC Early Detection and Prevention Committee.

He is the principle investigator of the Liverpool Lung Project, a 10 year molecular- epidemiological study into the early detection of lung cancer, funded by the Roy Castel Lung Cancer Foundation.  He is also PI on the large EU Early Lung Cancer study funded by the Commission.  Both of these trials form part of the NCRI Lung Cancer clinical studies group’s portfolio. He is a member of the NCRI Lung Cancer Clinical Study Group and Chairs the Lung Cancer Translational Sub-group. He is also heavily involved in the identification of molecular diagnostic markers in  lung and head & neck cancer and has led the team searching for the familial oesophageal cancer gene (TOC) over the past decade, His research funding has been provided mainly by the RCF, NWCRF, MRC, CRC, EU and HTA .

Professor Field is the author of over194 international (peer reviewed) papers in his area of expertise and has given more than 250 presentations at medical and scientific conferences around the world.

Professor John K Field MA, PhD, BDS, FRCPath.

Director of Research,
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Research Programme

Apex Building
6 West Derby Street
Liverpool
L7 8TX
UK


Tel:  0044 151 794 9113
email J.K.Field@liv.ac.uk

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