Dr Bob Phillips to join prestigious European academic working group

Posted on 2 March 2018

Prestigious invitation for Senior Clinical Academic

Dr Bob Phillips has been invited to join the European Hematology Association’s Infectious Diseases working group, thanks to impressive research and clinical work in the area of infections in paediatric oncology/haematology. The group aims to provide an information platform for clinicians, and is working to improve the consistency and use of research across Europe in people who have blood-cancers and related disorders.

Bob is an NIHR Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (University of York) and a Paediatric Oncology Consultant at Leeds Children's Hospital. He has undertaken a range of studies on managing children who have infections on treatment for cancer, and is the lead of the PICNICC collaboration, “Predicting Infectious ComplicatioNs In Children with Cancer”. The collaboration consists of 22 different study groups from 15 countries and  is actively engaged in involving new members from around the world. He has also worked with the Centre for Evidence-based Medicine in Oxford, the Centre for Evidence-based Child Health at the Institute of Child Health, London, and has lectured in the UK, Europe, North America, Australia and the Nordic Countries.