Short Bio: Paul Townsend

Professor Paul Townsend is a leading expert in cancer biology and molecular cell biology from the University of Manchester where he is Professor of Molecular Cell Biology in the Division of Cancer Sciences, Associate Dean of Business Engagement and International Research in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. He has published >130 papers, has an H score of 40 and a career research income of >£11m. Professor Townsend’s research group has wide expertise in drug discovery, validation, cell stress and survival mechanisms, senescence, DNA damage, and multiple ‘omics’ in cancer biology, cardioprotection and apoptosis regulation.