Professor Martin Dyer

Professor Martin Dyer

Professor of Haemato-Oncology and Honorary Consultant Physician, Department of Haematology

Director of the Ernest and Helen Scott Haematological Research Institute

Room 3/57, Henry Wellcome Building, University of Leicester, Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 9HN

Tel: +44 (0)7950 859 586

Fax: +44 (0)116 229 7018


Personal details

  • BA (Hons) Physiological Sciences  1st Class (Oxford)
  • D.Phil (Oxford): Differentiation antigens of rat haemopoietic stem cells
  • MA (Oxford)
  • FRCP (UK)
  • FRCPath


You can view my publications on


  • Molecular cytogenetics of lymphoid malignancies
  • Molecular cloning of translocation breakpoints
  • Gene identification: functional analysis of novel genes, particularly in relation to apoptotic pathways
  • Application to routine diagnostic clinical material.
  • Antibody therapy of lymphoid malignancies
  • Assessment of optimal antibody constructs for therapy, identification of novel targets for therapy.
  • Development and assessment of novel agents for therapy of B-cell malignancies

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

T: +44 (0) 116 252 3170

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