Brian D Nicholson
MRCGP MSc (Health Res) DPhil
- Affiliate Investigator - KPWHRI
- NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer
- Postdoctoral Fellow - CRUK PPRC
- Associate Editor - Family Practice
- NIHR CRN Regional SPED Lead
- NHS General Practitioner
Diagnosis and Cancer in Primary Care
Brian's academic interests include cancer, global health, and evidence-based diagnosis.
His research aims to improve the diagnostic process for patients with symptoms of cancer. This work focusses on understanding symptoms, appropriate test use, and developing clinical pathways. He leads the departmental Cancer Theme that conducts research in four main areas: health records data; implementation science; diagnostic reasoning; and clinical trials and prospective studies. He is Early Detection lead for the CRUK Oxford Cancer Centre investigating community-based multi-cancer early detection testing.
He currently supervises 4 full time DPhil students, 2 part time EBHC students, one postdoc and one ACF. He is a GP in Oxford City.