Edinburgh Cancer Research

Arran Turnbull (Affiliate)

Translational Oncology Research Group

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Dr Arran Turnbull - Research Fellow

Research in a Nutshell

The Translational Oncology Research Group focuses on the development and validation of clinically-applicable diagnostic and prognostic approaches for DCIS, breast cancer and prostate cancer.


Research Programme

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Arran Turnbull  Associate Investigator & Group Leader (PT)
Carlos Martinez-Perez Postdoctoral Research Associate
James Meehan Postdoctoral Research Associate

Charlene Kay

Research Assistant



Cancer Research Collaborations

  • Professor Mike Dixon, University of Edinburgh 
  • Professor Igor Goryanin, University of Edinburgh 
  • Dr Andrew Sims, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor David Argyle, University of Edinburgh

  • Professor Ian Kunkler, University of Edinburgh

  • Dr Simon Langdon, University of Edinburgh

  • Dr Carol Ward, University of Edinburgh

  • Dr Mark Gray, University of Edinburgh

  • Dr Daniel Good, NHS Lothian

  • Professor Alan McNeill, Heriot-Watt University

Partners and Funders (current)

  • Breast Cancer Institute
  • Urology Foundation
  • Breast Cancer Now
  • Breast Cancer Research Trust


Scientific Themes

DCIS, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Translational research, Diagnostics, Prognostics, Imaging

Technology expertise

Gene expression (PCR, microarray), Sequencing, Proteomics, Bioinformatics, IHC/Fluorescence/In situ methods/FISH