Gerard Walls

United Kingdom


Gerard is a Clinical Research Fellow in Clinical Oncology at the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre and Queen's University Belfast. Clinically, Gerard focuses on radiotherapy and systemic therapy for all stages of lung cancer. Through his research Gerard hopes to improve the prognosis of lung cancer by advancing by improving how patients are selected and optimised for treatment. Gerard completed his PhD in radiation cardiotoxicity in lung cancer in 2022, spanning translational mouse models, spatial transcriptomics and clinical physics analyses. In 2023 he was a Visiting Fellow at Washington University in St Louis where he joined the Bergom Labortory to work on cardiac SABR and cardiotoxicity studies. Gerard will commence a 1 year Fellowship at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust and University of Manchester in 2024 under the supervision of Professor Corinne Faivre-Finn.