Professor Jeff Evans is a Group Leader (Translational Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory) at the CR-UK Beatson Institute, Glasgow, Professor of Translational Cancer Research and Director of the Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow, and Lead of the Glasgow Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC).
His research interests are in the pre-clinical and clinical development of novel anti-cancer agents, and his clinical interests are in Upper GI Cancers and melanoma. He leads the Phase I clinical trials and drug development team in Glasgow, and is one of the co-leads of the PRECISION-Panc initiative.
He is a member of the NCRN Upper GI Cancer Pancreatic Cancer and Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer sub-groups, member of the ECMC – Industry Combinations Alliance Joint Steering Committee, member of CR-UK’s Clinical Experts Review Panel, and former member of Cancer Research UK’s New Agents Committee. He is co-editor of the clinical research section of the British Journal of Cancer.