Professor David Cameron


Prof. Cameron is an active breast cancer clinical trialist. He is involved in the design and conduct of many UK and International trials. Between November 2006 & June 2010 he was Director of the NIHR-funded National Cancer Research Networks, and at the end of 2009 took up a new post as Professor of Oncology at Edinburgh University and Director of Cancer Services in NHS Lothian. In this role he is the clinical director of the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre (including the CRUK funded Edinburgh Cancer Centre and the joint Edinburgh-Dundee Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre), and has responsibility for oversight and strategy of clinical and translational research in cancer in Edinburgh.

Prof. Cameron is a present and past member of several cancer research funding committees including INCA PHRC, PEAR, Cancer Research UK Science committee and from time to time NIHR funding bodies. He was recently appointed as the Chief Scientist’s Office Clinical Cancer Research Champion in Scotland to act as a focal point for current and future clinical research in cancer in Scotland