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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).

New director of the mrc oxford institute for radiation oncology

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)