Maximising anti-tumour immune activation with oncology virotherapy

Professor Melcher graduated in medicine from the University of Oxford in 1989, and trained in Clinical Oncology (radiotherapy and chemotherapy) in Cardiff, London and Leeds. Following completion of his PhD at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer Research UK) in London, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, before returning to the UK, where he is currently Professor of Clinical Oncology and Biotherapy in Leeds. He combines a clinical practice in melanoma, with laboratory and translational research focused on oncolytic viruses and immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer.


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