Dr Darren Hargrave specialises in paediatric neuro-oncology (tumours of the brain and spine) and the development of new anti-cancer drugs for children and adolescents. He trained in the UK and Canada and is a member of both national and international groups in the fields of paediatric neuro-oncology and drug development. He has been the Chair of the European SIOPE High Grade Glioma working group. He is a Chief Investigator of several completed, on-going and planned clinical trials in paediatric cancer.
His research interests include: the biology of childhood brain tumours, the use of innovative imaging techniques in childhood cancer and drug development of targeted therapies in childhood and adolescent oncology. He has published over 60 papers in peer reviewed journals and book chapters.