Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology, University of Glasgow
Dr Iain Macpherson is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and Honorary Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, where he specialises in the treatment of breast cancer. He is CI of the HER2-RADiCAL study, a co-CI of OPTIMA and a TMG member for a number of breast cancer clinical studies. He leads a preclinical research programme at the CRUK Beatson Institute investigating metabolic drivers of breast cancer progression. He is Clinical Lead for the Scottish Cancer Research Network (SCRN) – West, Chair of the Scottish Cancer Trials Breast Group, Treasurer of the UK Breast Cancer Group and is a member of the NCRI Breast Advanced Disease Subgroup. He trained in medicine at the University of Glasgow, graduating in 1998. He then completed a PhD at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research and trained in Medical Oncology at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre.