Professor John Anderson is Professor of Experimental Paediatric Oncology, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London. As an undergraduate he studied for degrees in Biochemistry and Medicine at the Universities of Oxford and Newcastle before clinical training in paediatric oncology. He completed a PhD at the University of London in 1998 after which he was appointed to a faculty position at the University College London Institute of Child Health. Since 1998 he has also held an honorary clinical contract in oncology at the partner Institution, Great Ormond Street Hospital London. His research interest is in the development of novel immunotherapies for childhood solid cancers and in particular neuroblastoma, and delivery of clinical trials. He currently runs a research group of 15 members with over 30 current active research grants. Since 2014 he has held the position of UCL Professor of Experimental Paediatric Oncology.