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    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr Butterworth is open to wide-ranging PhD applications from candidates with a basic science or clinical background.
His fields of interest include:
-Radiation Biology, Radiation Oncology and Cancer Imaging.
-Preclinical models and small animal radiotherapy.

Previous research experience is desirable although not essential.


Research activity per year

Personal profile


MED 3013 Radiobiology for Radiotherapy.

Lecturer and Joint Module Coordinator.

  • Cell Signalling and DNA Repair.
  • Radiobiological Methods.
  • Current advances in Radiation Research.

MED 3013 Preclinical Models in Cancer Research.

Lecturer and Module Coordinator.

  • Preclinical models in cancer discovery and In vitro models.
  • Modelling human cancer in mice II – Introduction to mouse genetics, genome editing technologies and genetically engineered mouse models.
  • Experimental endpoints and preclinical imaging techniques.
  • Ethics and alternatives to in vivo testing.

SCM 8066 MRes in Translational Cancer Medicine.


  • Principles of Radiotherapy.
  • In vivo imaging Techniques.

BMS 2015 Biomedical Science BSc.


  • Protein and Membrane Trafficking

MED 1023 Principles of Disease and Treatment 1                                               


  • · Problem solving with genes molecules and processes.
  • · Problems in clinical genetics.
  • · Problems in biochemical medicine.


Undergraduate Medicine Years 1-3 ePortfolio (UMeP)


BMS3012 Lab Based Honours Project in Biomedical Science         

Project Supervisor.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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