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Dr Karl F.B. Payne

Job Title
Clinical Research Fellow / Specialist Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery



Date joined Inhanse:
1st October 2018

What Do I Do:
I am an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery trainee in the West Midlands Deanery currently undertaking a PhD at InHANSE.  My clinical interests are head and neck cancer and microvascular reconstruction.  

Research Interests:

  • Liquid biopsy techniques in head and neck cancer – investigating circulating tumour DNA and circulating tumour cells as biomarkers of tumour heterogeneity and recurrence
  • Medical education of junior surgical trainees – using smartphone and podcast technology to improve clinical education

Studies I work on:
CIRCA, Wisteria

Famous for:
Baking fresh scones  - We can testify to this, they are extremely good. 

Common remark:
(Nothing bad I hope!)

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