Dr Thomson is Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at The Christie in Manchester. He specialises in head and neck cancer and proton beam therapy.
He qualified from Oxford University in 2004, achieving a First Class honours degree in Physiology (2001). He completed a Doctor of Medicine (MD) research degree at the University of Manchester (2013-2015), including experience in proton therapy at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is research lead for Manchester Cancer Head and Neck Pathway Board, member of the NCRI CSG for head and neck cancer and Deputy Chief Investigator for the UK phase III NIMRAD trial.