Professor Colin Watts

Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Birmingham

Professor Watts qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and trained in neurosurgery in Cambridge and London where he completed his specialist training in 2004.

He was awarded his doctorate from the University of Cambridge in 1999 and appointed as an MRC Clinician Scientist in 2004.

He became a HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer in 2010 and was appointed Associate Professor in Neurosurgical Oncology, University of Cambridge, in 2016.

Colin moved to Birmingham in March 2018 and leads the newly established Brain Cancer Program at the University of Birmingham. He has published over 160 papers, articles, book chapters and reviews and serves on the editorial boards of Neuro-oncology and the European Journal of Surgical Oncology.

He has received over £8M research funding as an academic consultant and was awarded the SNO translational research prize in 2013 for his work in evolutionary genomics of glioblastoma.

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BNOS @BNOSOfficial   11:56 AM - Fri 20 Nov 2020

BNOS council underway. Lots of commitment and many challenges ahead. Onwards and upwards! https://t.co/phOKOw1vM8

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   6:06 PM - Mon 21 Sep 2020

Paediatric brain tumour case today, 2 adult patients next week. Raising awareness of how much brain tumours affect the lives of our patients and their families https://t.co/QnZ8HdEHsw

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   8:46 PM - Wed 9 Sep 2020

Great virtual meeting today. Research meeting tomorrow For more information https://t.co/0sbI3UTD5X

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BNOS @BNOSOfficial   7:00 PM - Thu 16 Jul 2020

Working towards our amazing educational experiences this year. Obviously virtual in the shadow (or not?!) of covid-19. Neuro-oncology teams out there check out https://t.co/0sbI3UTD5X Theme: BIOMARKERS IN NEURO-ONCOLOGY September 9th. Save the date See you there (virtually)😀

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   9:24 AM - Wed 1 Jul 2020

BNOS council underway via zoom https://t.co/LxtIWEFZsV

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   8:06 PM - Thu 18 Jun 2020

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