Professor Mitchell Dowsett, Ph.D.
Professor Mitchell Dowsett is Professor of Biochemical Endocrinology (1994) and was the Head of the Academic Department of Biochemistry at the Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Trust (1990).
BSc. (Zoology) from Imperial College at London University
Ph.D. from Chester Beatty Cancer Research Institute at London University.
Professor Dowsett is an active member of numerous cancer committees, a member of the Steering Committees of four chemoprevention trials, and Co-Chairman of the pathology sub-committee of the ATAC trial; the largest trial of adjuvant therapy conducted in breast cancer.
He is Co-Chair of the Translational Research Committee of the HERA Trial and has recently become Chairman of the NTRAC Translational Research Committee that aims to markedly enhance the value of translational research in the UK's national portfolio of phase III clinical trials in cancer.
is author of more than 350 published papers related to breast cancer.
research focuses exclusively on breast cancer and predominantly on hormonal aspects of the disease.
has been closely involved with the development of aromatase inhibitors over a period of 20 years.