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The Department of Oncology is pleased to announce that Professor Amato J Giaccia has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology (OIRO).

Professor Amato J Giaccia smiling in white lab coat

Professor Giaccia joins the Department of Oncology after many successful years as Director of the Division of Radiation & Cancer Biology at the University of Stanford, California.  He is internationally recognised for his contribution to understanding the role of tumour microenvironment, hypoxia, and HIF-1-mediated pathways in cancer.  He has more than 20 years of experience in his field of research with over 200 publications in addition to serving on a number of committees and editorial boards.

Read more (Department of Oncology website)

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