UCL Cancer Institute


Senior academic promotions for 2017-18 announced

18 July 2018

Congratulations to members of the Cancer Institute who have been awarded a promotion in this year's Senior Academic, Research and Teaching Fellow promotions round.

Cancer Institute Senior Academic Promotions

We are delighted to announce the following new promotions: 

Dr Rachel Hough, Research Department of Haematology
Professor of Haematology and Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Rachael Hough is a Consultant in Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation at UCL Hospitals and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Haematology/Transplantation at UCL.

Dr Derralynn Hughes, Research Department of Haematology
Professor of Experimental Haematology
Dr Derralynn Hughes is a senior lecturer in haematology at UCL, and has clinical responsibilities in the area of haematology and lysosomal storage disorders at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Richard Jenner, Research Department of Cancer Biology
Professor of Molecular Biology
Dr Jenner leads the Regulatory Genomic Research Group at UCL Cancer Institute. The group's research focus is to understand how access to the genome is controlled during cell differentiation. 

Dr Teresa Marafioti, Research Department of Pathology
Professor of Haematopathology
Dr Marafioti is Consultant Haematopathologist at UCLH. Her research is focused on identification and characterisation of molecules as novel diagnostic and/or prognostic markers for neoplastic haematological disorders.

Professor Sergio Quezada, Research Department of Haematology
Professor of Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Professor Quezada's research lab is focused on understanding the mechanisms governing anti-tumor T-cell immunity and how these mechanisms can be manipulated for the generation of potent anti-tumor immune responses.

Institute Director, Professor Tariq Enver, commented: "Congratulations to my colleagues at the Institute, these promotions are thoroughly deserved and testament to their outstanding achievements."

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