Jonathan Ledermann

Jonathan Ledermann, BSc MD, FRCP, UCL Cancer Institute at University College London

Jonathan Ledermann is Professor of Medical Oncology at UCL Cancer Institute and a consultant in medical oncology at UCL Hospitals, working in the Gynaecological Cancer Centre. He is the Clinical Director of the UCL Cancer Institute and Director of the Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre, one of the national cancer trials Centres in the UK. He trained in medical oncology and general internal medicine and was a Clinical Research Fellow at the Charing Cross Hospital, London and a visiting Fellow at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto and Ontario Cancer Institute. In 1990 he joined the Department of Oncology at University College London.

His principal area of clinical practice and research is in gynaecological cancers. He has led many national and international clinical trials in ovarian cancer. He is a member of the ESMO Faculty and on the council of ESGO (European Society of Gynaecological Oncology) and the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS). He has previously served on the Council for the IGCS (International Gynaecologic Cancer Society) and is the past-chair of the NCRI Gynaecological Cancer Studies Group. He is the chair of the Rare Tumours subgroup of the Gynaecological Cancer Inter Group (GCIG). For many years he was a member Expert Advisory Groups for Oncology at the MHRA (Medicines and Health Regulatory Authority) and the EMA (European Medicines Agency). He is on the editorial board of three cancer journals and has published research papers, textbooks and educational chapters on many aspects of Gynaecological Cancer. He has lectured in many countries on his research and clinical experience.