Professor John Greenman

Professor of Tumour Immunology


John Greenman is a tumour immunologist with extensive experience of developing lab on a chip technology for analysing tumour biopsies. He has published extensively and his interdisciplinary immunobiology group works closely with clinicians, chemists and engineers. The majority of this research work has focused on tumours of the Head & Neck region, identifying novel markers of progression or treatment response.

He gained his PhD at the Tenovus Cancer Research Institute (Southampton University), worked as a postdoc at the Dunn School of Pathology in Oxford before moving to Hull in 1995. He was awarded his Professorship in 2009 and was made Heart Research UK’s researcher of the year in 2012 for his work on “Heart on a chip”.