Dr Fernando Carceller

Consultant Paediatric Oncologist MD

Specialism: Children and young people, Drug development, Neuro-oncology

Available at: Sutton

Special Interests:

  • Paediatric Neuro-Oncology
  • Paediatric Drug development


Dr Fernando Carceller is a Paediatric Oncologist focused on brain tumours and drug development. He works as a Consultant in the Children & Young People’s Unit and in the Paediatric & Adolescent Drug Development team and is the Unit Lead for Paediatric Neuro-Oncology.

He completed his undergraduate training and specialization in Paediatrics in Madrid (Spain) and joined the Royal Marsden in 2012. 

His MD thesis studied the applications of Functional MRI in Paediatric Drug Development and was granted an Extraordinary Doctorate Award by the Autonomous University of Madrid. 

Dr Carceller is principal investigator or co-investigator in a number of phase I, II and III clinical trials for children with newly diagnosed or relapsed/refractory solid tumours; and he is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Team Leader at the Institute of Cancer Research.

Dr Carceller is passionate about Paediatric Neuro-Oncology, Functional MRI and Paediatric Drug Development and his main goal is to ensure access to novel therapies for children and adolescents with high-risk or relapsed/refractory brain tumours.


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