Professor Dean Fennell

Medical oncology 04043421

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About me

Professor Dean A. Fennell FRCP PhD FRSB is a world leading expert in the research and treatment of patients with malignant mesothelioma. He is currently director of the Leicester Mesothelioma Research Programme.

He initially qualified with a first class degree in Pharmacology followed by Medicine and Surgery from University College London. After basic specialist training at UCL, Hammersmith, Brompton, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London he obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, followed by a PhD in Oncology as a MRC Clinical research fellow in UCL. He completed training in Medical Oncology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and then undertook back-to-back Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellowships, until his current appointment in 2012.

He was elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2007 and served two terms on the board of the EORTC based in Brussels. He is a member of the IASLC & European mesothelioma taskforce, past IMIG president/NCRI mesothelioma CSG chair. Prof. Fennell has 170 publications in the highest impact journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Lancet, Lancet Oncology.

Areas of interest

Mesothelioma, genetic profiling, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, clinical trials

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    Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 1-21 days - (5-50)

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