Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology
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BMBS, PhD, FRCP
Translational breast oncology; endocrine therapy of breast cancer
Dr Howell specialises in the treatment of patients with early and advanced breast cancer and has expertise in all aspects of the patient pathway from pre and post-operative endocrine and chemotherapy, in the curative setting, to optimising treatment of patients with advanced disease; breast disease group lead for 30-day mortality project.
Basic and translational research programme at The University of Manchester; Principal Investigator in the Manchester Breast Centre; member of the Institute of Cancer Studies Post Graduate Education Committee.
Dr Howell trained in medicine at Nottingham University and in medical oncology at The Christie. He gained his PhD in medical oncology at The University of Manchester in 2006, studying the role of prolactin in breast cancer stem cell regulation. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Breast Oncology at The University of Manchester in October 2010 and works closely with the basic scientists in the Manchester Breast Centre, focusing on the translation of novel approaches to targeting normal and cancer stem cells into breast cancer prevention and treatment respectively.