Dr Chau holds the position of Consultant Medical Oncologist within the Gastrointestinal and Lymphoma Units at Royal Marsden Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Cancer Research, London & Surrey. He qualified from the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, University of London, before undergoing medical oncology specialist training and clinical research fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
His main research interests are clinical trials and translational research in gastrointestinal cancers and lymphoma. He is the chief or principal investigator of multiple phase I, II and III clinical trials evaluating novel treatment strategies and agents in various cancer signalling pathways.
He serves or has served on the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Scientific Program Committee, European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress Steering Committee, ESMO Educational Committee and UK National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Colorectal Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Study Groups. He is on the Trial Management Groups and Trial Steering Groups of multiple national and global phase II-III gastrointestinal cancer and lymphoma trials.
He has given invited lectures in over 30 countries. He has served on international drug development advisory boards and has peer review publications in The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, The Lancet Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology and other leading oncology/biomedical journals.