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Vaskar Saha, MBBS, DCH, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD


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Within the University I am a group leader conducting translational cancer research in childhood cancer within the Division of Cancer Sciences.  My main area of interest is in childhood Acutte Lymphoblastic Leukaemia


Professor of Paediatric Oncology at the University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom

Director of the Tata Translatiional Cancer Research Centre and Head of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology at the Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India

Research interests

Clinical Trials in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

Cancer Biology


Undergraduate and Post graduate teaching in paediatrics

Supervisor for doctoral studies

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Royal College of Paeditrics and Child Health

Royal College of Pathology

British Society of Haematology

American Society of Haematology

Methodological knowledge

1. Trial Design and Analyses

2. Bioinformatics for gene expression, SNP and proteomic analyses

3. Biobanking

4. Molecular Biology



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 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Transcription Factors in Acute Leukaemia, The University of London

Award Date: 1 Sept 1997

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Doctor of Medicine

Doctor of Science

External positions

Director, TATA Translational Cancer Research Centre, Tata Medical Center

1 Apr 2014 → …

Head Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Tata Medical Center

1 Jan 2014 → …

Areas of expertise

  • RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
  • Cancer

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Cancer
  • Global inequalities
  • Manchester Cancer Research Centre


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