Professor Gareth Evans

Professor of Medical Genetics and Cancer Epidemiology, The University of Manchester Consultant in Medical Genetics and Cancer Epidemiology, Central Manchester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Gareth Evans

Professor of Medical Genetics and Cancer Epidemiology, The University of Manchester Consultant in Medical Genetics and Cancer Epidemiology, Central Manchester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
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Biography

Professor Evans has established a national and international reputation in clinical and research aspects of cancer genetics, particularly in neurofibromatosis and breast cancer. He has published 660 peer reviewed research publications; 247 as first or senior author. He has published over 100 reviews and chapters and has had a book published by Oxford University Press on familial cancer. He has an ISI web of knowledge H-index of 90 and google scholar of 123 having only published his first article in 1990. In the last 7 years he has raised over £45 million in grants for multicentre and local studies – approximately £38 million to Manchester. He is Chief Investigator on two NIHR program grants (2009-2014-£1.59 million) (2017-2020-£1million) on breast cancer risk prediction and also has an NIHR RfPB grant as CI (2011). He has led a successful bid for a Nationally funded NF2 service (£7.5 million pa) that started in 2010 and is involved in the national complex NF1 service. He is overall cancer lead (3 themes) and Cancer Prevention Early detection theme lead on the successful all Manchester NIHR Biomedical research centre bid (2017-2022-£28.5million). He is lead clinician on the NICE familial breast cancer guideline group and is a trustee of BCN and the Neuro Foundation

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