John Anderson

Professor John Anderson has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health (ICH) since 1998.

Initially a Clinical Lecturer and subsequently Senior Clinical Lecturer/Honorary Consultant Oncologist, he became University Reader in 2009.

Read his University College London (UCL) profile


His clinical interests and expertise is in the treatment of neuroblastoma, and management of relapse/experimental therapeutics. 


  • 1998: Doctor of Philosophy, University of London.

  • 1991: Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

  • 1986: Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry (Honours), University of Oxford.

Research Interests

  • Developing cell and gene immunotherapies for childhood cancer.

  • Understanding and manipulating the immune system’s response to childhood cancer.