janetJanet Darbyshire CBE

Janet Darbyshire has had and continues to have an outstanding career in Epidemiology. Her work has had a major impact on World Health starting with her involvement and design of clinical trials in the epidemiology, effect of treatment and prophylaxis in tuberculosis, particularly in Africa. Since her appointment as Director of the MRC Clinical Trials Unit and in her position of Professor of Epidemiology in the UCL she has taken the lead in working with the National Cancer Research Network in applying clinical trials for the improvement of cancer management in the UK.