Scientific Advisory Board

All funding applications are reviewed by our independent Scientific Advisory Board, who make recommendations as to which projects are the most promising and should receive our funding.

Name Occupation and organisationDate of appointment to the committee
Professor John HickmanRetired consultant (Paris)January 2017-
Professor Deborah TweddleProfessor of Paediatric Oncology
(Newcastle)
April 2017-
Dr Francis MussaiClinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Oncology (Birmingham)April 2017-
Dr Martin ElliottConsultant Paediatric oncologist (Leeds)January 2018-
Professor Juliet GrayAssociate Professor and consultant in Paediatric Oncology (Southampton)June 2019 –
Dr Sam BehjatiConsultant Paediatric Oncologist (Cambridge)June 2019 –
Dr Malcolm TaylorIndependent Biomedical Research Consultant (Cheshire)2013 – 2018