Mr. McIntosh’s research is focused on breast cancer, and he works closely with Dr. Kienan Savage in the DNA Damage Repair Group.
improved understanding of the development of breast cancer in high-risk women, enabling improvement of their clinical management.
developing biomarkers for better selection of primary systemic treatments for breast cancer and facilitating personalisation of surgical approaches.
The group’s research programme encompasses laboratory research and translational studies, and extends to clinical trials, enabling translation of scientific findings into clinical practice.
Mr McIntosh is open to PhD applications in the fields of:
improved understanding of tumour initiating events in BRCA mutation carriers
investigation and management of breast cancer risk
development of treatment biomarkers in the pre-surgical setting
PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
PhD Title: A population-based study of contralateral breast cancers - opportunities for personalized surgery
Name: Colin McIlmunn
Years of Study: 3