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Dr Njoku is a Cancer Research (UK) Clinical Research Fellow and a Wellcome Trust Manchester Translational Informatics Scholar. He is also an academic Clinical Oncology Specialist Registrar at the University of Leeds, having recently completed a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Fellowship in Oncology.  He has expertise in applied epidemiology and translational cancer medicine with a focus on screening, prevention and early detection of cancers. He has particular interest in biomarker discovery using high throughput technologies( proteomics and metabolomics) in conjunction with advanced computational analyses and machine learning techniques. 

Dr Njoku completed his post-graduate medical training in internal medicine in the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery, attaining membership (by examination) of the Royal College of Physicians  of the United Kingdom (MRCP). He subsequently commenced specialist training in Clinical Oncology with the Royal College of Radiologists. He has a Masters in Public Health and Health Services Research from Newcastle University, funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commision and a Post Graduate Certificate in Health Research from the University of Leeds, funded by the NIHR. He has now completed a Doctorate in Cancer Sciences at the University of Manchester on a CRUK funded Clinical Research Fellowship and was awarded the Edgar Gentilli prize for the best piece of original work in gynaecological oncology by the UK Royal College of Obestetricians and Gynaecologists.


Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP-UK) 

Postgraduate Certificate, Health Research, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Master of Public Health and Health Services Research, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Jos

Prizes and awards

Activities and esteem

Reviewer for Lancet Digital Health, Clinical Proteomics, Journal of Proteome Research, Cancers(MDPI), BJOG, Journal of Clinical Medicine, Frontiers in Oncology, Scientific reports, BMC Cancer, Diagnostics (MDPI), International Journal of Cancer, Cancer Investigation, Microbial Pathogenesis, Drug Design, Development and Therapy, International journal of environmental research and public health, Cancer management and research.

Chair, Academic Committee of the Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain (MANSAG).

Previous Trainee Representative, Yorkshire and Humber Deanery Core Medical Training Programme (East Yorkshire).

Member, British Nigeria Oncology Group

Member, Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom

Member, Royal College of Radiologists (Clinical Oncology)

Member, American Association for Cancer Research


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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