Prof Ian Stratford BSc, MSc, PhD, MRCR (Hon)

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Ian obtained a B.Sc in Chemistry from the University of Exeter and subsequently a PhD in Radiation Biology from Manchester University where he is now Professor of Pharmacy.  Ian secured continuous programme grant support from the Medical Research Council between 1981 and 2010 and in addition, secured sustantive funding from the cancer charities and industry.  He currently leads a small team of post-graduates and research associates and the focus of their research is twofold; 1/ to enhance the effects of radiotherapy by using molecularly targeted drugs and 2/ to exploit tumour energy metabolism to improve cancer therapy. In 2015 Ian was awarded the Weiss Medal at the quadrennial International Congress for Radiation Research for contributions to and achievements in radiation research.


  • 2000 - Royal College of Radiology (Honourary Membership)
  • 1975 - PhD (Manchester) Radiation Biology
  • 1971 - MSc (Warwick) Biochemistry
  • 1970 - BSc Hons (Exeter) Chemistry

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