Who's Who

Robert Newton

Senior Visiting Scientist

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group

Academic Degrees

1998PhDEpidemiologyUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
1991MBBSMedicineUniversity of LondonLondonUK

Current Research Projects

  • Comparative Epidemiology of Haematological Cancers in Uganda and in the UK
    R Newton and E Roman

  • Risk factors for mother-to-child transmission of oncogenic viruses in sub-Saharan Africa
    R Newton

  • Infections and Cancer among Children in sub-Saharan Africa
    R Newton

  • The Epidemiology of Oncogenic Viruses in Uganda
    R Newton

  • Retinoblastoma in Uganda Ė Epidemiology, Survival and Management

Selected Publications

Waddell K, Kwehangana J, Johnston WT, Lucas S, Newton R. A case-control study of ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) in Uganda. (2010) Int J Cancer 127: 427-32.

Casabonne D, Lally A, Mitchell L, Michael KM, Waterboer T, Pawlita M, Imko-Walczuk B, Wojnarowska F, Proby C, Harwood C, Newton R. A case-control study of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma among Caucasian organ transplant recipients: the role of antibodies against human papillomavirus (HPV) and other risk factors. (2009) Int J Cancer 125: 1935-1945.

Mutalima N, Molyneux E, Jaffe H, Liomba N, Borgstein E, Mkandawire N, Nkume H, Kamiza S, Carpenter L, Newton R. Evidence of associations between Burkitt lymphoma among children in Malawi and infection with HIV, EBV and malaria: results from a case-control study. (2008) PLoS ONE 3(6): e2505.

Newton R, Carpenter L, Casabonne D, Beral V, Babiker A, Darbyshire J, Weller I, Weiss R, Kwan A, Bourboulia D, Munoz F, Lagos D, Boshoff C. A prospective study of Kaposiís sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and Epstein Barr virus in adults with human immunodeficiency virus-1. (2006) Br J Cancer 94(10): 1504-1509.

Newton R,, Ziegler J, Beral V, Mbidde E, Carpenter L, Wabinga H, Mbulataiye S, Appleby P, Reeves G, Jaffe H and the Uganda Kaposiís Sarcoma Study Group. A case-control study of human immunodeficiency virus infection and cancer in adults and children residing in Kampala, Uganda. (2001) Int J Cancer 92: 622-627.

Scientific Societies Membership

Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health