Prof Vaskar Saha MBBS, DCH, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD

Professor in Paediatric Oncology

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Within the University I am a group leader conducting translational cancer research in childhood cancer within the Division of Cancer Sciences.  My main area of interest is in childhood Acutte Lymphoblastic Leukaemia


Professor of Paediatric Oncology at the University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom

Director of the Tata Translatiional Cancer Research Centre and Head of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology at the Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India



Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Royal College of Paeditrics and Child Health

Royal College of Pathology

British Society of Haematology

American Society of Haematology

External positions

Director, TATA Translational Cancer Research Centre, Tata Medical Center

1 Apr 2014 → …

Head Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Tata Medical Center

1 Jan 2014 → …

Research Networks and Beacons

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

Education / academic qualifications

  • 1997 - Transcription Factors in Acute Leukaemia, The University of London
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Science

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