Professor Janet Brown holds a Chair in Translational Medical Oncology in the University of Sheffield, UK and is Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology at the Sheffield NHS Foundation Trust. She also holds a Visiting Professorship in Medical Oncology at the University of Leeds, UK. After graduating in Medicine from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and training in Oncology in Newcastle, Christie Hospital Manchester and Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield, she obtained her MD research degree from University of Sheffield. As an academic leader and clinician scientist, Professor Brown engages in both clinical and laboratory research, which is internationally recognised, with publications in Lancet, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Nature Clinical Oncology and other journals. She has more than 100 published, peer-reviewed research papers and 230 published abstracts, has had more than 50 successful grant applications in the last 5 years and has recent and current research funding totalling over £15 million, with more than £10 million as Principal Investigator. She is Head of the Academic Unit of Clinical Oncology in Sheffield and Joint Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Centre. She leads the Clinical Bone Oncology and Biomarkers Group in University of Sheffield, which is a global leader on the impact of cancer on the skeleton.