Senior Investigator Profile

First NameD Gareth
Award StatusTerm 2
Current PostConsultant in Medical Genetics
DepartmentDepartment of Genomic Medicine
Telephone+44 01617015104
InstitutionCentral Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
NHS TrustCentral Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameNorth West
Primary Research FieldGenetics & Heredity
Secondary Research FieldOncology & Carcinogenesis
BiographyProfessor Evans has established a national and international reputation in clinical and research aspects of cancer genetics, particularly in neurofibromatosis and breast cancer. He has developed a clinical service for cancer genetics in the North West Region, which is nationally regarded. He is recognised as an important opinion leader nationally through membership of committees and is chairman of the NICE Familial Breast Cancer Guideline Development Group.  Professor Evans lectures throughout the UK and internationally on hereditary breast cancer and cancer syndromes. He has published over 645 peer reviewed research publications, over 100 reviews and chapters and has had a book published by Oxford University Press on familial cancer. In the last 5 years he has raised over £32 million in grants for multicentre and local studies including approximately £30 million for Manchester. Professor Evans was PI for £1.59 million PROCAS study and £1M PROCAS2 NIHR programme grants. He has an ISI Web of Science H-index of 88 and 118 on google scholar.


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