The management of the Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence at Manchester and UCL and the implementation of its strategy are supported by a number of boards and committees:
External Scientific Advisory Board
The External Scientific Advisory Board (ESAB) is an independent body carrying representation from international senior academics, clinicians and patient representative groups. Meeting annually, the Board is tasked with advising the CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence leads on the scientific strategy of the Centre and its implementation.
|Professor Roy Herbst (Chair)||Chief of Medical Oncology, Yale Cancer Centre, USA |
|Dr Alberto Bardelli||Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Torino, Turin|
|Professor Julian Downward||Associate Director, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute|
|Professor Ramaswamy Govindan||Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine|
|Professor Thomas Helleday||Professor of Translational Medicine and Chemical Biology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm|
|Professor Phillipe Lambin||Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Maastricht, Netherlands|
|Dr David Scott||Cancer Research UK Representative – Observer Capacity Only|
|Professor Jean-Charles Soria||Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris|
|Professor Avrum Spira||Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Boston University|
|Dr Jedd Wolchok||Associate Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York|
|Patient Advocate (tbc)|| |
Centre Management Group
The Centre Management Group is charged with leading the development and delivery of the agreed research strategy for the CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence at Manchester and UCL, as well as overseeing the governance, resource and financial arrangements of the Centre.
The Group manages the Centre on a day to day basis, as well as coordinating and regularly reviewing the progress and success of the Centre’s research themes.
Research Programme Management Committee
The Research Programme Management Committee is responsible for developing and implementing the programme of work undertaken at the CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence and overseeing the Centre’s training programme.
The committee actively manages the research themes, facilitating ongoing and coherent integration of projects to add value, as well as providing an internal peer review process for the Centre’s grant applications.
The committee also oversees and identifies areas of potential collaboration both within and outside the Centre.