Beatson Institute for Cancer Research
Director and Group Leader at Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute
Precision-Panc Pre-Clinical Lead
Professor Owen Sansom is the Director of the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute. He is know for his work determining the molecular hallmarks of colorectal cancer including demonstrating the roles of the tumour suppressor protein APC and the WNT signalling pathway, as well as the involvement of intestinal stem cells in tumourigenesis.
After obtaining a BSc in genetics from the University of Nottingham and a MRes in biology from the University of Manchester, Owen went on to obtain a PhD from the University of Edinburgh