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Specialising in haematological malignancies, Alex is an epidemiologist with a strong track record in cancer research. Training and working at the universities of Cambridge and Leeds before moving to York in 2004, Alex is a founding member of the Haematological Malignancy Research Network (HMRN); a unique, and very successful, population-based patient cohort that was established by researchers at the University of York and NHS clinicians to inform contemporary clinical practice and research in an area where good quality “real-world” data were lacking. In addition to her leading role in HMRN, Alex is a key member of the European Myelodysplastic Syndromes Registry (EUMDS) and the Horizon 2020-funded MDS-RIGHT; under her direction, all data collected from 17 countries are managed and analysed at the University of York.
Alex's research interests include cancer epidemiology, particularly haematological malignancies (www.hmrn.org).
Alex would be interested in supervising PhDs in the following areas: cancer epidemiology and in particular haematological malignancies.
Alex is able to supervise Masters projects in the following areas: cancer epidemiology and in particular haematological malignancies.