Ahsan Akram (MBChB, PhD)

  • Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine
  • MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, QMRI

Contact details

Address

Street

Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre
MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine
The University of Edinburgh
Western General Hospital
Crewe Road
EDINBURGH

City
Post code
EH4 2XR
Street

The University of Edinburgh/MRC Centre for Inflammation Research
The Queen's Medical Research Institute
47 Little France Crescent

City
Edinburgh
Post code
EH16 4TJ

Background

Ahsan Akram is a Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellow and Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine. He undertook a PhD in Pulmonary Optical Imaging (2012-2015) and now is planning to apply some of these modalities Lung Cancer for treatment stratification.  

Qualifications

MBChB, MRCP, PhD

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?

Yes

Research summary

Characterising and imaging the tumour microenvironment, developing translational imaging tools for human in vivo imaging. 

Current project grants

Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellowship. Fibroblast Activation Protein Expressing Cancer Associated Fibroblasts From Lung Cancer As Imaging Biomarkers For Immunotherapy Stratification. 2017-2022, £1.13M

Wellcome Trust Translation Fund Award. Clinical Validation of Optical Molecular Alveoscopy for the Immediate Bed-Side Diagnosis of Pneumonia in the Intensive Care Unit. Co-applicant on proposal, 2017-21, £3.1M.