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Professor Robert Newbold

Professor Robert Newbold
Honorary Professor - Life Sciences

Summary

CURRENT POSITION

Brunel University London: Professor of Cancer Genetics

Director:  Brunel Institute of Cancer Genetics & Pharmacogenomics

EDUCATION

1973-76 University of London (Institute of Cancer Research)

1970-73 University of Aston in Birmingham

1961-67  Abingdon School, Oxford

DEGREES

2001  DSc (Cancer Genetics) University of London

1976 PhD (Biochemistry) University of London

1973 BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, University of Aston in Birmingham.

RESEARCH  APPOINTMENTS

June 1991- present

  •  Professor of Cancer Genetics, Brunel University London
  •  Director: Brunel Institute of Cancer Genetics & Pharmacogenomics,  

1989–1991 Visiting Research Professor, Brunel University London

19871989 Scientific Director, Sydney Branch, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Sydney, Australia.

1981-1987 Permanent Career Appointment, Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Cancer Hospital, London. Team Leader: Cell Transformation Laboratory

1977-1981  Research Fellow, Institute of Cancer Research, London

1973-1976  PhD student, Institute of Cancer Research

1967-1970  Assistant Scientific Officer, Cellular Radiobiology Division, Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE) Harwell, UK

ACADEMIC  APPOINTMENTS

2001-2004  Brunel University London

  • Dean: Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Chairman: Faculty Board, Board of Heads of Department, Faculty Appointments Committees, Faculty Promotions Committee.
  • Member: Deans’ Committee, University Research Committee, Academic Promotions Committee, Strategic Planning and Resources Committee.

1992-2001 Brunel University London

  • Head: Department of Biology and Biochemistry
  • Member: University Court, Council, Senate, Finance Committee, Strategic Planning Committee.

1996-1999  Brunel University London

  • Dean: Faculty of Science
  • Chairman: Faculty Board, Board of Heads of Department, Faculty Appointments Committees, Faculty Promotions Committee.
  • Member: Deans’ Committee, University Research Committee, Academic Promotions Committee, Strategic Planning and Resources Committee.

1991-present  Professor of Cancer Genetics, Brunel University London

1989-1991 Visiting Research Professor, Brunel University London

1987-1989 Associate Professor of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia

1985  Member of the Board of Studies in Microbiology and Recognized Teacher, University of London

Newest selected publications

Yasaei, H., Gilham, E., Pickles, JC., Roberts, TP., O'Donovan, M. and Newbold, RF. (2012) 'Carcinogen-specific mutational and epigenetic alterations in INK4A, INK4B and p53 tumour-suppressor genes drive induced senescence bypass in normal diploid mammalian cells'. Oncogene, 32 (2). pp. 171 - 179. ISSN: 0950-9232

Journal article

Creton, S., Aardema, MJ., Carmichael, PL., Harvey, JS., Martin, FL., Newbold, RF., et al. (2012) 'Cell transformation assays for prediction of carcinogenic potential: state of the science and future research needs'. Mutagenesis, 27 (1). pp. 93 - 101. ISSN: 0267-8357 Open Access Link

Journal article

Patani, N., Jiang, W., Newbold, R. and Mokbel, K. (2010) 'Prognostic implications of carboxyl-terminus of Hsc70 interacting protein and lysyl-oxidase expression in human breast cancer'. Journal of Carcinogenesis, 9 (Online Paper). pp. 9 - 9. ISSN: 1477-3163 Open Access Link

Journal article

Newbold, RF. and Mokbel, K. (2010) 'Evidence for a tumour suppressor function of SETD2 in human breast cancer: a new hypothesis.'. Anticancer Res, 30 (9). pp. 3309 - 3311. ISSN: 0250-7005

Journal article

Loizidou, MA., Cariolou, MA., Neuhausen, SL., Newbold, RF., Bashiardes, E., Marcou, Y., et al. (2010) 'Genetic variation in genes interacting with BRCA1/2 and risk of breast cancer in the Cypriot population'. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 121 (1). pp. 147 - 156. ISSN: 0167-6806 Open Access Link

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