Dr Tracy Warr

NameDr Tracy Warr
Job TitleBTUK Co-director and Reader in Neuro-Oncology


BSc (Leeds), PhD (Swansea)

Research Interests

  • Understanding the genetic mechanisms that drive brain tumour development in paediatric and adult patients.
  • Identification of robust predictive markers of clinical outcome, including malignant progression, tumour recurrence, response to therapy and overall patient survival.
  • Understanding the molecular basis of chemotherapeutic resistance and identifying and validating novel therapeutic targets for clinical intervention.

Membership of Learned Societies

  • British Neuro-oncology Group (now Society)
  • Society for Neuro-oncology
  • United Kingdom Environmental Mutagenicity Society

Membership of Committees 

  • Ali’s Dream Scientific and Medical Advisory Board
  • British Neuro-oncology Group Committee 1988-1998; Secretary 1990-1996
  • British Neuro-oncology Society Council 1999-present
  • National Cancer Research Network Brain Tumour Study Group Translational Research Sub-group 2006 - present