Dr Andreas Makris trained in medicine at Oxford University (preclinical) and Sheffield University Medical School (clinical), graduating in 1985. He trained in Clinical Oncology at Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield and The Royal Marsden Hospital, London. Appointed Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in 1997.
He is the Lead for Breast Cancer Research for the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. He is a co-CI for the OPTIMA Trial, CI for the RESPECT Trial and member of the TMG of several national breast cancer trials.
Dr Makris is the author of over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals mainly related to breast cancer. He is a member of the NCRI Breast Clinical Studies Advanced Disease Sub-group. He is the co-Chair of the UK Breast Cancer Group.