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Prof Tim Meyer
UCL Cancer Institute, UCL
Huntley Street
Tel: 0207 679 6731
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  • Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine
  • Research Department of Oncology
  • Cancer Institute
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary



My main research interests lie in cancer drug development, with a particular focus on Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) and Neuroendocrine Tumours (NET). I run a specialist clinic in these tumour types at the Royal Free Hospital and an ‘Early-Phase Trial’ Clinic at the NIHR Wellcome UCH Clinical Research Facility. In addition to leading an extensive clinical trial portfolio, I have integrated biomarker research into my clinical practice and this has increasingly focused on the role of Circulating Tumour Cell (CTCs) as predictive and prognostic markers of disease. My current research projects include defining the role of CTCs as pharmacodynamic markers and surrogates for molecular profiling of tumours in the context of drug development.

I am the Cancer Director of the NIHR Wellcome UCH Clinical Research Facility and the Joint Director of the UCL ECMC. Nationally, I Chair the TRANSNET Committee. In addition, I am a member of the UKNETS Steering Committee and I sit on both the Hepatobiliary and NET NIHR Clinical Studies Sub-Groups.




Academic Background
1999   Doctor of Philosophy University of London
1994   Member of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians
1990   Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery University College London
1984   Bachelor of Science University College London
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