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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr Savage is open to wide-ranging PhD applications from candidates with a basic science or clinical background.
His fields of interest include:
- DNA repair
- DNA damage Response
- DNA damage driven Immune Responses
- Breast Cancer
-Inherited Breast Cancer
Previous research experience is desirable although not essential.


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Personal profile

Research Focus

I am a driven and focused Senior Lecturer in Molecular Oncology. I have an established national and international track record in DNA repair and related cancer research (breast, ovarian and blood cancers), with a growing reputation in cancer immunology wuth publications linking DNA epair defects/DNA damage with immuno activaiton through the cGAS/STING pathway. My focus is delivering, high quality, patient centric, impactful and collaborative research and have recenlty been awarded a prestigious Cancer Research UK Programme Foundation Award. I have pubclished papers in the high-ipact journals, Nature, Cancer Research, Molecular Cell, Nucleic Acids Research, etc. 

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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