Southern Symposium


Cork 2012

Dr Ricky Sharma

Ricky Sharma graduated in medicine from the University of Cambridge. He trained in internal medicine in Cambridge, Glasgow and Leicester and then in medical oncology and radiation oncology in Leicester and the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK. In addition to board certification in oncology, Dr Sharma has a PhD on DNA damage and is a member by examination of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Radiologists. Dr Sharma is currently Clinical Lead for the Thames Valley Cancer Research Network, HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Oxford, a Laboratory Group Leader at the Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology & Biology and an Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Oxford University Hospitals. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford and Chair of the Cancer Teaching Committee of the University of Oxford. The Sharma group’s laboratory research is focussed on understanding DNA damage repair in malignancies of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. He is chief investigator for clinical trials of novel combinations of radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Dr Sharma is an international authority on the multi-modality treatment of liver metastases view webcast...