Edinburgh Cancer Research

Fellows & Alumni

Academic clinicians with unique skill sets.

These are our first cohorts of MB-PhD students and CRTFs (2020 recruitment round):

MB-PhD students

  • Ryan Devlin - Understanding systemic myeloid skewing in cancer (with Dr Ed Roberts, CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow)
  • Tian En Lim - Screening for and testing druggable pathways promoting immunogenic interferon responses (with Dr Simon Wilkinson, University of Edinburgh)
  • Lorna Stillie - Characterisation and targeting of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway upregulated high grade serous ovarian cancer (with Prof Charlie Gourley, University of Edinburgh)
  • Mairi Treanor Taylor - Identifying drivers and therapeutic vulnerabilities of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (with Prof Gareth Inman, CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow)


  • Sarah Derby - with Dr Ross Carruthers, University of Glasgow
  • Alasdair Duguid - with Prof Katrin Ottersbach, University of Edinburgh
  • Ailsa Oswald (AZ funded) - with Prof Charlie Gourley, University of Edinburgh