Dion Morton


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Dion Morton’s research interests are predominantly in clinical and translational research in colorectal cancer, but also encompass the development of clinical trials in surgery. He leads a portfolio of national trials in colorectal cancer and research into cancer prevention and is the Director of the Birmingham Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC). Professor Morton has supervised a number of doctoral researchers and his ongoing research projects include:

Early Diagnosis and prevention of Colorectal Cancer
Advanced Cancer and Surgical Trials
Translational Research
Alterations in Cell Adhesion and Signalling in Early Colorectal Tumourigenesis

1995 …2024

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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth


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