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Brian D Nicholson

MRCGP MSc (Health Res) DPhil

Associate Professor

  • Affiliate Investigator - KPWHRI
  • CRUK Postdoctoral Fellow
  • NHS General Practitioner

Diagnosis and Cancer in Primary Care

Brian's academic interests include cancer, global health, and evidence-based diagnosis.

His research aims to improve the diagnostic process for patients with symptoms of cancer. This work focusses on understanding symptoms, appropriate test use, and developing clinical pathways. He leads the departmental Cancer Theme that conducts research in four main areas: health records data; implementation science; diagnostic reasoning; and clinical trials and prospective studies. He is Early Detection lead for the CRUK Oxford Cancer Centre investigating community-based multi-cancer early detection testing. 

He currently supervises 4 full time DPhil students, 2 part time EBHC students, one postdoc and one ACF. He is a GP in Oxford City.

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