Professor Richard Shaw MD FCRS(OMFS) FDSRCSEng

Professor of Head & Neck Surgery Molecular & Clinical Cancer Medicine


Personal Statement

Professor Richard  J Shaw MD FDS FRCS(OMFS)
Professor of Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine
North West Cancer Research Centre
The University of Liverpool Cancer Research Centre
Roy Castle Building
200 London Road
Liverpool, L3 9TA
Tel:   0151 794 8832
Associate Director & National Specialty Lead for Surgical Oncology
NIHR Clinical Research Network - Cancer
Honorary Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery
Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Lower lane, Fazakerly, Liverpool. L9 7AL
Fax:  0151 529 5288
Mob:  07769711038
NHS Secretary Mrs Debbie Scott: 0151 529 5290

Prizes or Honours

  • Invited Visiting Professorship - MD Anderson CC (MDAnderson Cancer Centre, USA, 2012)
  • Invited Visiting Professorship (Head & Neck Dept Sao Paulo Brazil, 2012)
  • NCRI Poster Prize (NCRI, 2011)
  • Nominated to the Council of The International Academy of Oral Oncology 2010-15 (IAOO, 2010)
  • Best Research Poster: P16 methylation predicts malignant transformation in oral dysplasia (LRUBHT, 2007)
  • Poster: Doppler assessment of perforators in the anterolateral thigh flap (ANZ HNA, 2007)
  • Paul Toller Prize: CpG Island Methylation Phenotype in Head & Neck Cancer (BAOMS, 2007)
  • CRUK Pilot Prize: Epigenetic biomarkers in HNSCC surgical margin analysis (Poster, 2006)
  • Paul Toller Prize: The clinical application of epigenetic biomarkers in HNSCC (The clinical application of epigenetic biomarkers in HNSCC, 2006)
  • Best Research Presentation: Pyrosequencing in methylation assays for HNSCC (University of Liverpool, 2005)
  • Norman Rowe Prize 2005: The influence of the pattern of mandibular invasion on recurence (British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2005)
  • ICOOC: Young Investigator Award (International Congress on Oral Cancer 2003, 2003)
  • Norman Rowe Prize 2003: Does plate type influence complications rates in mandibular reconstruction? (British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , 2003)
  • Leibinger Prize 2002/03 (the European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, 2002)

Funded Fellowships

  • DoH: Genetics in Healthcare Fellowship (Department of Health, 2005)
  • RCSEng Research Fellowship (Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2004)