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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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


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.


New: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund



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Contact Details

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

T: +44 (0) 116 252 3170

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

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