Professor Hardev Pandha

Professor of Medical Oncology

Qualifications: MD PhD

Phone: Work: 01483 68 8602
Room no: 26 PGM 02

Office hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Further information



MB ChB (Birm), FRACP, FRCP, PhD, CSST (Medical Oncology)

Hardev Pandha  is a clinician scientist and medical oncologist who graduated in medicine at the University of Birmingham. He trained in internal medicine and subsequently in medical oncology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital, London.  He completed his PhD (Imperial College) in the Imperial Cancer Research Fund labs at the Hammersmith. He was a visiting fellow at Stanford University prior to completing his medical oncology training at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. He was a senior lecturer in tumour immunology and medical oncology at St Georges, University of London in 2000 before being appointed Prof of Urological Oncology at the University of Surrey in 2006.

His areas of expertise include the management of patients with Urological cancers and malignant melanoma. He has a key interest in early phase clinical trials involving targeted agents and the translational aspects of novel therapies. His portfolio includes gene and viral therapy as well as immunotherapy and small molecule inhibitors. His laboratory interests reflect this and in particular a combination of novel and biological therapies with more conventional treatments. His lab team have evolved a robust infrastructure of patient sample procurement and biobanking for translational research.

Research Interests

Tumour Immunology

Urological Cancer

Gene Therapy

For further information, please visit our Cancer Research theme page.



8 Book Chapters


Methods Mol Biol. 2009;542:551-64. Simpson GR, Coffin RS. Construction and characterization of an oncolytic HSV vector containing a fusogenic glycoprotein and prodrug activation for enhanced local tumor control.


Treatment of Cancer 5th Edition 2008. Edited by Pat Price Karol Sikora and Timothy Illidge.

Chapter: Gene Therapy Kate Relph, Kevin Harrington, Hardev Pandha.


Viral Therapy of Cancer. Ed K.J. Harrington, H.S. Pandha and R.G. Vile. Publish by John Wiley Ltd.(ISBN 978-0-470-01922-1).

Chapter: Adenoviruses. Kate Relph,


Chapter: Oncolytic herpes simplex viruses. Guy R. Simpson and Robert S. Coffin


Chapter: Poxviruses as immunomodulatory cancer therapeutics. Kevin J Harrington, Hardev S Pandha and Richard G Vile.


Comprehensive Textbook of Prostate Cancer, edited by Dr. Tewari,

Chapter: Presentation and symptomatology of prostate cancer Dr A Michael

Chapter: Prostate Immunotherapy Dr Nicola Annels


Training in Oncology, Oncology and Paliative Care (Manuscript in preparation) Oxford University Press. Michael A and Pandha H

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