Andrew Peet

Professor of Paediatric Oncology

Professor Peet is an Honorary Consultant at our Children’s Hospital where he looks after our children with brain and spinal tumours and a Reader in Paediatric Oncology at the University of Birmingham. His research interests are centred on developing magnetic resonance imaging for the investigation of childhood cancer. He is the lead of the Brain Tumour Research Group at the University of Birmingham.

Professor Peet is also the research lead of the new National Institute for Health Research, 3T Magnetic Resonance Research Centre at our Children’s Hospital. He is the principal investigator of the UK Cancer Imaging Programme for children and is chair and a founder member of the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group’s Functional Imaging Group. Professor Peet is also the co-chair and a founder member of the European Society of Paediatric Oncology Brain Imaging Group.

Professor Peet is closely involved in developing functional imaging within clinical trials and is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute’s CCLG Brain Tumour Subgroup and New Agents Subgroup. Clinical imaging research is backed up by a programme of laboratory research based at Cancer Sciences and the Henry Wellcome Building for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy.

To find out more about Professor Peet’s research visit his University of Birmingham profile.


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Professional interests

  • Paediatric Oncology
  • Cancer Imaging