Maurice is a Medical Oncology Specialty Trainee at the University Hospitals of Leicester and an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow with the University of Leicester. Prior to studying medicine, he gained research experience when he completed a PhD in exercise physiology and inflammation in patients living with kidney failure. His main interests are in testing novel anti-cancer therapies in clinical trials and he is developing his skills as a clinical academic in the Oncology department.
General radiology training with MD and DMRD from India (2000), MRCP UK and then FRCR with specialist Cardiothoracic training from UK.
Consultant Radiologist in University Hospitals of Leicester since 2009 with special interest in mesothelioma and Lung Cancer.
Site reviewer for clinical trials at University Hospitals of Leicester and I am involved in Radiological assessment and image guided tissue sampling for genomic and immune profiling in clinical trials.
Lead thoracic, GI and sarcoma Histopathologist in Leicester and Regional mesothelioma lead working collaboratively with Professor Fennell’s team and the university for research and clinical trials. Clinical Head of Service in Leicester and Training Programme Director.
Following 20 years working in various roles as an Oncology Nurse I became a Research Nurse and spent 10 years caring for people living with Lung cancer and Mesothelioma who received treatment as part of a clinical trial. In 2021 I gained the position of Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist and now care for people living with Mesothelioma, offering continuous information, advice and support to both patients and their families
Liz has been a consultant nurse at the university hospitals of Leicester since 2004 focusing exclusively on mesothelioma. Liz is the founder and CEO of Mesothelioma UK the national charity for Mesothelioma.