Professor Jeremy Whelan, Deputy Chair, Research Advisory Committee

Professor Whelan is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at University College London Hospital (UCLH) and leads the UCLH Sarcoma Service. He serves as Chair of Cancer Medicine at UCL and is co-chair of the Sarcoma Advisory Group of the London and South East Sarcoma Network, which serves a population of approximately 15 million people.

Professor Whelan is a highly experienced researcher, leading major programmes in young people’s cancer and sarcoma. He established and coordinated the EUROEWING Consortium ( and has served on the boards of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society and the European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society. Jeremy chaired the National Cancer Research Institute Teenage and Young Adult Clinical Studies Group for nine years, and was a long standing member of the Sarcoma Clinical Studies Group, of which he continues to be an active member of its bone sarcoma sub group.

Jeremy is a member of the NHS England Cancer Surgery Clinical Reference Group, and leads on providing expert clinical guidance for specialised commissioning of sarcoma services.