completing her PhD studies in Cambridge, Caroline moved to Aston University's
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Birmingham where she started her own group
studying mechanisms of drug induced tumour cell death. She then moved to what
became the Faculty of Life Sciences at The University of Manchester to continue
this research. Caroline was awarded a Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine
Research Fellowship before moving to the CRUK Manchester Institute in 2003.
Here she set up the Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology Group interfacing
with the Derek Crowther Unit for early clinical trials at The Christie.
Caroline is currently a Senior Group Leader at the CRUK Manchester Institute
and Professor of Pharmacology at The University of Manchester.
her career, Caroline has attracted several prizes and awards, most notably she
was awarded the Pasteur-Weizmann/Servier International Prize in 2012 and in
2016 the AstraZeneca Prize for Women in Pharmacology. She is an elected Fellow
of the Academy of Medical Sciences (2015), Fellow of the British
Pharmacological Society (2012) and Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer
Sciences (2011). In 2017, Caroline was awarded Commander of the Order of the
British Empire (CBE) for her services to cancer research.