Professor Don J.L. Jones

Professor in Translational Biomarkers and PGT, CLS Director for PGR

djlj1Cancer Studies
Level 5 Offices
Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE1 5WW

John and Lucille van Geest biomarker facility
Cardiovascular Research Centre
Glenfield Hospital
Leicester, LE3 9QP

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 3169 (LRI)

Tel: +44 (0)116 258 3365 (Glenfield)

Email: djlj1@le.ac.uk

Personal details

  • BSc (Hons) Nottingham-Trent, PhD in Cancer Drug Metabolism, MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Leicester

Publications

You can view my publications on PubMed.gov.

Research

Mass spectrometry in biomedical research:

  • Translation of candidate biomarkers to clinical use
  • Use of high resolution LC-MS in the discovery and verification of biomarkers
  • Investigation of protein quantification using Ion mobility
  • Separation of molecular species using ion mobility
  • Development of novel informatics pipelines in proteomics
  • Biomarkers of cancer chemoprevention
  • Biomarkers of cardiovascular disease (mainly AMI and HF)

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SEND Study Success

Congratulations to Chris Avery, who with collaborating colleagues published findings of the SEND study, a multi-centre randomised trial using two different surgical protocols for mouth cancer treatment.  A nationwide first for this type of trial, using real-world data.  The paper, published in the British Journal of Cancer, is available by clicking this link: SEND Paper

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Contact Details

Leicester Cancer Research Centre
Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building
University of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester LE2 7LX

T: +44 (0) 116 252 3170
E: cancerstudies@le.ac.uk

(Please note this email address should not be used for clinical referrals or patient correspondence)

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