University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Brain Tumour Research

The Centre links over 60 researchers from 8 departments across the University and Nottingham University Hospital Departments conducting clinical and scientific research directed at increasing understanding of the biological nature of childhood brain tumours and using this knowledge to optimise the health outcomes for the child and family; in a forward-looking multidisciplinary research programme linking basic science to patient-centred care the University is currently testing hypotheses concerned with: neurodevelopment; tumour biology; health services research linked to processes of referral at diagnosis; application of novel imaging and genetic techniques aimed at comprehensive assessment of tumour biology; optimisation of drug selection and CNS targeting; clinical trials of novel therapies; classification of specific brain injury syndromes and techniques for their limitation; the development and application of methods for measuring health outcomes during and after treatment as experienced by children and young people.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years

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Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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