Charles SwantonFRCP, BSc, PhD
Professor Charles Swanton FRCP BSc Ph.D. is a clinician-scientist, focusing his work on understanding the challenges inherent in the management of metastatic cancer and their drug-resistant and incurable nature.
Charles completed his Ph.D. in 1998 at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories on the UCL MBPhD program before completing his medical oncology and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) funded postdoctoral clinician-scientist training in 2008.
He was appointed CRUK senior clinical research fellow and Group Leader of the Translational Cancer Therapeutics laboratory at the London Research Institute (now part of the Francis Crick Institute) and consultant medical oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital in 2008. Charles was appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Chair in Personalised Cancer Medicine at the UCL Cancer Institute and Consultant Thoracic Medical Oncologist at UCL Hospitals in 2011.