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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NEWS

SEND Study Success

Congratulations to Chris Avery, Honorary Associate Professor and Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, who with collaborating colleagues published the findings of the significant 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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Congratulations from the LCRC to Bethan Rogoyski and Aleksandra Bzura.

Bethan won best oral presentation at the AMS Midlands Academy of Medical Sciences Festival held on 27th March 2019 for her presentation on "Redeployment: The potential of repurposed drugs in preventing mesothelioma".

Aleks won the University PGR poster fair competition on 18th March 2019 for her poster entitled "New hope for treating mesothelioma cancer using PARP inhibitors".

Also, a huge well done to Grandezza Aburido who was in the semi-finals of the PGR poster fair.

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New: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund

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Centre Health and Wellbeing Group
Join up for a walk on the park Friday lunchtime - details here.

More information from Jenny McNair jm65@le.ac.uk

Contact Details

Leicester Cancer Research Centre
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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