Professor Michael Seckl
Professor Michael Seckl

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery & Cancer
Imperial College London

Michael Seckl trained in medicine at UCL/UCLH gaining a BSc in immunology in 1983 and his MBBS in 1986. He then obtained his MRCP before entering specialist training in Medical Oncology between 1989-1995.

During this period he spent 3 years at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (London Research Institute; LRI) working on signal transduction in model and lung cancer cells and was awarded his PhD in 1995 (University of London). He was then appointed as a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College whilst working as a post-doctoral fellow at the LRI enabling a series of successful grant applications to support his on going work in lung cancer. He became a Reader and FRCP in 2000 and Professor in 2002 and currently heads up Molecular Oncology with its associated Lung Cancer Research team.

He is interested in translational lung cancer biology: growth factors and cell signalling for chemoresistance and metastasis and development of novel therapies.