Prof Samuel Janes
University College London Hospitals
Professor of respiratory medicine
Professor Samuel Janes qualified in 1992 gaining a BSc and MBBS. He trained in respiratory medicine at several hospitals including the Hammersmith, Harefield and St Mary’s Hospitals and completed an MSc (Distinction) in Respiratory Medicine in 1999 at the Brompton Hospital. He gained his CCST in Respiratory and General Medicine in 2004. He won a MRC Training Fellowship and worked in the CRUK Lincoln’s Inn Fields Institute with Fiona Watt working on integrin adhesion molecules and cancer cell survival leading to his PhD in 2004. He then worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the same institute before moving to University College London. At UCL he won an MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship and now leads a group interested in the pathogenesis of lung disease including cancer formation and its treatment with new biological and cellular therapies within the Centre for Respiratory Research. He has a particular interest in using stem cells as a cellular vector for gene therapy in cancers.
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