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Course Leader in Biomedical Sciences, Solent University

Vadim Taraban is the leader of BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science programme at Solent University Southampton and a visiting research fellow at University of Southampton and Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London. Born in Russia, Vadim graduated as a medical doctor, specialised in clinical immunology and developed his career conducting biomedical research and teaching undergraduate students both in Russia and the UK. The main area of his research interests is T-cell responses and immunotherapy against cancer.


  • 2015–present
    Visiting Research Fellow, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London
  • 2018–present
    Visiting Research Fellow, Cancer Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton
  • 2018–present
    Course Leader in Biomedical Sciences, School of Sport, Health & Social Science, Solent University, Southampton


  • 1998 
    Research Institute of Fundamental and Clinical Immunology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, PhD in Immunology
  • 1992 
    School of Medicine, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Russia, MD

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
  • Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science, UK