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Associate Professor in Cancer Research, University of Leeds

Dr Salvatore Papa is an Associate Professor in the Leeds Institute of Medical Research (LIMR) at University of Leeds and an honorary 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 Haematology, Gastroenterology, Cancer Biology and Molecular Medicine.


  • 2006–present
    Assistant Professor, University of Leeds


  • 2019 
    UK Higher Education Academy, FHEA
  • 2008 
    University of L'Aquila/University of Chicago, PhD