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Xin Lu

Professor Lu is the Director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR), Oxford Branch, NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Multi-Modal Cancer Therapies Theme Lead and Director of the Oxford Centre for Early Cancer Detection.  She is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society of Biology, a Fellow by election of the Royal College of Pathologists, and a Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation. Following her MSc in China, she received a research training fellowship from WHO and moved to the UK in 1986. She completed her PhD and postdoctoral training, and established her own research group at the LICR in 1993. She became the Director of the LICR’s London Branch in 2004 and in 2007 she established LICR Oxford.  She was elected supernumerary fellow at Magdalen College in 2013. Xin Lu is known for her seminal discovery of and research on the ASPP family of proteins (p53) that are intimately linked to cancer transformation.  Xin brings broad experience in cancer science to the DeLIVER team.