Assistant Professor, University of Leeds

Dr Salvatore Papa is a Group Leader in the Institute of Cancer and Pathology (LICAP) at University of Leeds and an honorary research fellow at Imperial College London. He is an active research scientist in Cell signalling and Cancer biology. The main focus of his research is to achieve a greater understanding of cancer cell biology, with a view to developing improved cancer diagnostic and therapeutic tools. He also teaches across the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.


  • –present
    Honorary research fellow, Imperial College London
  • 2016–present
    University Academic Fellow, University of Leeds


  • 2008 
    University of L'Aquila/University of Chicago, PhD