Institute of Dentistry - Barts and The London

Novel ways to identify HPV-driven head and neck cancers

Professor Ahmad Waseem is developing a novel way to identify the increasing number of HPV-driven HNSCCs, which is vital for improving cancer patient care.

25 June 2019

Professor Ahmad Waseem is a Rosetrees Trust-funded researcher investigating the role of the Human Papilloma Viruses (HPVs) in head and neck cancers (HNSCCs). 

His team are based at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), in the Centre for Oral Immunobiology and Regenerative Medicine. Along with clinical collaborators, Professor Waseem's team works closely with fellow QMUL head and neck cancer research, Dr Teck Teh (Institute of Dentistry) and current PhD students Dr Hebah Aldelahwi and Dr Saima Usman. 

More information about the project and Rosetrees Trust can be found by visiting their website: https://rosetreestrust.co.uk/novel-ways-to-identify-hpv-driven-head-and-neck-cancers/