John Gribben

MD, DSc, FRCPath, FMed Sci
Barts Cancer Institute

John Gribben, MD, DSc, FRCPath, FMed Sci currently holds the Gordon Hamilton Fairley Chair of Medical Oncology at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary, University of London. His doctoral studies were performed at UCL as the recipient of a Wellcome Trust Fellowship Award. He continued post-doctoral training with Professor Lee Nadler at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School.

In 1992, he was appointed to the Faculty at Harvard Medical School, where he remained as Associate Professor of Medicine and an Attending Physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, until returning to London in 2005. He is a founding member of the CLL Research Consortium, Associate Editor of Blood and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Science.

His primary research interests include the immunotherapy of cancer (including stem cell transplantation), the identification of B-cell-tumour antigens; and the detection and treatment of minimal residual disease in leukaemia and lymphoma.