Doctor Constantinos Savva

Dr Constantinos Savva

Associate Professor of Medical Oncology

Research interests

  • The comprehensive evaluation of the immunometabolic phenotype of tumour microenvironment in breast cancer.
  • Investigation of the underlying biology and immunomodulatory effects of anti-PD1 and metformin combination using targeted transcriptomics and multiplex immunohistochemistry in a breast tumour murine model.

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Constantinos Savva is an Associate Professor in Medical Oncology.

Graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece in 2010 with second upper honours.  Completed successfully his MSc in Epidemiology offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he underwent Foundation and Core Medical training in Mersey and East of England deaneries, respectively. In 2015, he became a member of the Royal College of Physicians.

Subsequently, he was awarded an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and a National Training Number in Medical Oncology at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. In parallel, he completed the PGDip in Oncology offered by Newcastle University.

In 2018, he obtained a CRUK Clinical Research Fellowship in Cancer Immunology and Biology offered by the University of Southampton and completed his PhD in breast cancer immunology in 2022. During this periord, he also completed a PGCert in Clinical Bioinformatics offered by The University of Manchester. In 2022, he was appointed as an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology.

His research interest is immunometabolism, obesity and metabolic reprogramming of immune cells to improve clinical outcomes in patients with breast cancer.