Mr Paul Nankivell is Senior Clinical lecturer at the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education and Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences at the University of Birmingham, and also a Consultant ENT/Head and Neck surgeon in the department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital Birmingham.
He completed his Otolaryngology training in the West Midlands and Doctorate at the University of Warwick before being awarded an NIHR academic clinical lectureship. His clinical interests are in head and neck and thyroid cancer and he has recently arrived back from head and neck fellowship training at Monash, Melbourne.
His academic interests include oral and laryngeal premalignancy, as well as translational research and clinical trials into novel biomarkers in head and neck cancer. He remains committed to trainee-led research having previously chaired and been part of establishing INTEGRATE – the national ENT trainee research network.