Dr Carter is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Experimental Cancer Medicine at the University of Manchester. She is also an Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology at the Christie NHS Foundation trust.
She is the principal investigator on a portfolio of early phase clinical trials in the Experimental Cancer Medicine Team. In her research she focuses on the development of early phase clinical trials for new anti-cancer treatments and translational assays. She also researches the role of supportive care treatments for clinical trial patients.
She is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Sarcoma Clinical Studies Group.