The Central and East London Clinical Director is Professor Lemoine.
Professor Nick Lemoine MD PhD FRCPathFMedSci is Director of the Barts Cancer Institute and the CR-UK Centre of Excellence at Queen Mary University of London. He is also Clinical Director of the Cancer Centre at Barts and The London NHS Trust. Previously he was a Professor of Molecular Oncology at Imperial College London, where he was Director of the National Translational Cancer Research Centre at Hammersmith Hospital. Before that, he held academic positions at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London and The University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff. he trained in medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College where he qualified with the University of London Gold Metal in 1983 and went on to posts in London and Cardiff. he leads the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine at Barts where there are now over 100 clinical trials of novel cancer therapies open to recruitment. His research into the molecular genetics of cancer and gene therapy is funded by programme grants from Cancer Research UK. He is chair of the Scientific Advisory Boards of Diabetes UK, Pancreatic Cancer UK and the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund. He has been Editor of the Nature Specialist Journal Gene Therapy for more than a decade, and he was elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2006.
The Central and East London Co-director is Dr Buszewicz.
Dr Marta Buszewicz trained and qualified in both general practice and psychiatry. She works part-time as a GP in North London and is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Care at University College London. Her research and teaching interests are mainly in the field of mental health (particularly depression, anxiety and somatisation) and also medically unexplained symptoms and the overlap between physical and psychological symptoms in primary care. She is also involved in projects examining the interface between primary and secondary care services for people with mental health problems, and trying to identify which components of routine GP consultations can have a therapeutic effect for patients presenting with psychological problems. Her research involves both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and currently includes a national RCT of practice nurse led pro active care for primary care patients with chronic or recurrent depression. She is also National Primary Care Lead for the Mental Health Research Network and is involved in the North Central London hub of the Research Design Service based at University College London.
Senior Manager - Dr Delphine Purves.
Deputy Manager (Funding) - John Sheedy
Deputy Manager (RM&G) - Alastair Nicholson
Information and Communication Manager - Ziya Adnan
Industry Lead - Sean Keates
Administrator - Emma Grimshaw
The day to day operation of the CLRN is supported by an Executive Group, led by the CLRN Clinical Director, which has representation from primary, secondary and tertiary care and mental health.
The Executive Group consists of:
- Dr Simon Adelman, Consultant Psychiatrist & Director of North Thames DeNDRoN,
- Professor Martin Brown, Representative for the Stoke Research Network, University College London
- Professor Chris Griffiths, Professor of Primary Care, Queen Mary University London
- Professor David Isenberg, Representative for Tertiary Care, University College London and Arthritis Research Campaign
- Professor Michael King, Representative for Mental Health, University College London, Department of Mental Health Science
- Ms Lynis Lewis, Representative for Primary Care, The North Central London Research Consortium
- Professor David Patterson, Representative for Acute and Secondary Care, Whittington NHS Trust
- Professor William Rossenberg, Professor of Hepatology, University College London
The Executive Group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4.00 pm.