Maxine Tran

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Appointed governor for University College London

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Maxine was appointed to the council in April 2021. She is an associate professor in kidney cancer and vice dean for equality, diversity and inclusion for the faculty of medical science at University College London.

She has worked at the Royal Free Hospital as an honorary consultant urological surgeon since 2015, specialising in complex specialist kidney cancer surgery.

Her research is focused on improving the knowledge of the biology underlying kidney cancer and to translate this to earlier diagnosis, better management and wider treatment options for her patients.   

As part of her role on the council of governors, Maxine is looking to further contribute to, promote and strengthen the partnership between the two flagship institutions.