Professor Christopher Twelves
Professor and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology
0113 2068186 or contact Yvonne Robson (PA) on 0113 2067469
Level 4, Bexley Wing
St James’s University Hospital
Professor Chris Twelves is Deputy Director of Cancer Research UK’s Clinical Centre at St James’s Hospital, Leeds.
He is a medical oncologist with a particular interest in new drug development and clinical pharmacology; his clinical practice has been in colorectal and breast cancer.
After training in London he was Senior Lecturer, then Reader, in Medical Oncology in Glasgow at the Beatson Oncology Centre before taking up his current post in Leeds as Professor of Clinical Cancer Pharmacology and Oncology at the Leeds Institute of Oncology and University of Leeds.
Prof Twelves heads the Cancer Medicine Group and Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre in Leeds and is a member of the Cancer Research UK New Agents Committee; previously he was Chair of the New Drug Development group of the EORTC.
Professor Twelves has published over 150 papers in addition to several books.