Ricky Sharma

University College London

Professor Ricky Sharma is Chair of Radiation Oncology at University College London and a Scientific Group Leader at the UCL Cancer Institute.  He is also an Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at University College London Hospitals and the Royal Free Hospital, where he has a clinical practice in radiotherapy and chemotherapy.  He graduated in medicine from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He trained in general internal medicine, medical oncology and radiation oncology and completed a PhD on DNA damage repair.  

Ricky Sharma is an international authority on the translation of radiobiology from the laboratory to the clinic and on the multi-modality treatment of cancer with precision radiotherapy.  Ricky Sharma has a prominent national and international profile in his field. He co-chairs the Early Phase Trials Workstream of the NCRI Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy (CTRad) Group and is the Chief Investigator of the NCRN FOXFIRE, a multi-centre, randomised clinical trial testing a new combination of chemotherapy and selective internal radiotherapy in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Radiologists (Clinical Oncology), a member of Faculty Board and a prominent member of several working groups within the college, particularly on interventional oncology and undergraduate education

Previous posts:

  • Associate Professor and Scientific Group Leader at the CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute of Radiation Oncology, University of Oxford (2007-2016)
  • Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (2007-2016)

Visit lab website