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Bruce Anthony John Ponder

Bruce Anthony John Ponder, British cancer geneticist. Fellow Jesus College Cambridge University, Royal College Physicians (Croonian lecturer 1998), Royal College Pathologists, Royal Society, Academy Medical Sciences; member British Association Cancer Research (treasurer 1983-1986), British Society Development Biology, American Society Human Genetics, Royal West Norfolk Golf Club.

Background

  • Ponder, Bruce Anthony John was born on April 25, 1944 in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England. Son of Anthony West and Dorothy Mary (Peachey) Ponder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cambridge University, 1965. Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, Cambridge University, 1968. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1972.

      Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1977.

    Career

    • Clinical research fellow Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, 1973-1977. Fellow cancer research campaign Dana Farber Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1978. Senior registrar and Imperial Cancer Research Fund fellow St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, 1978-1980.

      Fellow cancer research campaign Institute of Cancer Research, 1980—1986, section head human cancer genetics, 1987-1989. Reader in human cancer genetics University London, 1987-1989. Director cancer research campaign Human Cancer Genetics Research Group, Cambridge (England) University, England, since 1989.

      Consultant physician Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, England, since 1989. Co-director Wellbeing Ovarian Cancer Research Center, England, 1996-2000, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, England, since 1997, Hutchison/Medical Research Council Research Center, since 2001. Director Cancer Research England/Cambridge Research Institute, since 2004.

      Member research advisory committee Cancer Research Campaign, London, 1987-1905. Co-chairman gene-mapping task force National Neurofibromatosis Foundation, New York, 1987-1992. Member science research advisory board European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, 1989-1993.

      Member human genetics commission, United Kingdom, 1999-1901. United Kingdom representative, chairman science council World Health Organization International Agency Research in Cancer, Lyon, 2005.

    Works

    • Co-editor: (book) Biology of Carcinogenesis, 1987. Contributor articls to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Jesus College Cambridge University, Royal College Physicians (Croonian lecturer 1998), Royal College Pathologists, Royal Society, Academy Medical Sciences. Member British Association Cancer Research (treasurer 1983-1986), British Society Development Biology, American Society Human Genetics, Royal West Norfolk Golf Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, golf, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Ann Hickinbotham, August 2, 1969. Children: Jane, Katherine, Rosamund, William.
    • father: Anthony West Ponder
    • mother: Dorothy Mary (Peachey) Ponder
    • spouse: Margaret Ann Hickinbotham
    • children: Jane Ponder
    • Katherine Ponder
    • Rosamund Ponder
    • William Ponder
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    Born April 25, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Cambridge University
    • 1968
      bachelor of surgery
    • 1972
      Cambridge University
    • 1977
      London University
    • 1973 - 1977
      Clinical research fellow, Imperial Cancer Research Fund
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1977 - 1978
      fellow, cancer research campaign Dana Farber Cancer Center
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      senior, registrar and Imperial Cancer Research Fund fellow St. Bartholomew's Hospital
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1987 - 1989
      reader in human cancer genetics University London
    • 1989
      director, cancer research campaign Human Cancer Genetics Research Group
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1989
      consultant, physician Addenbrooke's Hospital
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1996
      co-director Wellbeing Ovarian Cancer Research Center
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1997
      co-director Wellbeing Ovarian Cancer Research Center
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 2001
      co-director Wellbeing Ovarian Cancer Research Center
    • 2004
      director, Cancer Research England/Cambridge Research Institute
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