Researcher Profile

Professor Charlie Gourley


Professor Charlie Gouley -Biography:

Charlie Gourley graduated with honours in Genetics from the University of Glasgow in 1991. He then went on to qualify as a medical doctor in 1994 also at the University of Glasgow. Charlie progressed through his medical training in Edinburgh, continuously combining that with active research interests. He has successfully held research positions both at the University of Edinburgh and within the NHS.

Charlie’s career ladder took him to his current position as a Professor and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, specialising in gynaecological cancers. He leads a clinical research team at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, and a translational research group at the University of Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Centre.

He is a member of the National Cancer Research Network gynaecological cancers clinical studies group, the National Cancer Research Network ovarian subgroup and the Scottish Gynaecological Cancers Trials Group. He is also an active member of several other committees.

Education and Qualifications:
2006: FRCP (Edinburgh)
2005: PhD (University of Edinburgh)
1997: MRCP (UK)
1994: MB ChB (University of Glasgow)
1991: BSc (hons) in Genetics (University of Glasgow)

Appointments:

August 2012 - Present:    Professor and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology
August 2011-July 2012:    Reader and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, 
                                     University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre
January 2011-present:     Scottish Senior Clinical Fellow
August 2008-present:      Clinical Lead, South East Scotland Cancer Research Network 
Sept 2005-July 2011:       Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology
                                      University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre
March 2005-March 2010: NHS Education for Scotland Clinician Scientist 
                                         University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre
March 2004-Sept 2005:    Specialist Registrar in Medical Oncology            
                                         Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
March 2001-March 2004: Clinical Research Fellow (Cancer Research UK)
                                         Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Sept 1998-March 2001:   Specialist Registrar in Medical Oncology            
                                         Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Committee Membership:


Ovarian Cancer Quality Performance Indicator Development Group; NHS Scotland (February 2012-Present)

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Multi-professional Development Group for the update of SIGN guidelines 75: Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (February 2012-present)

Commission on Human Medicines Oncology and Haematology Expert Advisory Group (November 2011 – present)
Gynaecological Oncology CSG NIHR Industry Adoption Panel (February 2011-present)
Scottish Gynaecological Cancer Trials Group Protocol Review Committee (January 2011-present)
European Network for Translational Research in Ovarian Cancer (September 2009-present)
National Cancer Research Network (NCRN) Gynaecological Oncology Clinical Studies Group (August 2009-present)
National Cancer Intelligence Network Gynaecology Group (March 2009-present)
Molecular Pathology Review Group (Scottish Government; February 2009-December 2009)
Scottish Medicines Consortium Clinical Expert Panel (September 2008-present)
South East Scotland Cancer Research Network Management Board (Aug 2008-present)
Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Scotland Executive Committee (August 2008-present)
National Cancer Research Network (NCRN) Ovarian Subgroup (May 2008-present)
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Symposium Committee (Jan 2008-present)
Scottish Cancer Research Network South East Region Steering Group (2006-present)
Scottish Gynaecological Cancer Trials Group (SGCTG; 2005-present)
South East Scotland Cancer Network Gynaecology Group (2005-present)

 






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