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Dr Amos Burke

Amos Burke

Dr Burke is the NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Children and Young People’s Cancer. Dr Burke chairs the CYP Cancer Leads Group. If you would like to get in touch with this group, please contact

Dr Burke is a childhood cancer specialist working at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke's Hospital where he has worked since 2004, providing a service for children in the East of England, and where he has developed and leads the pioneering Brainbow rehabilitation service for children with brain tumours. He is also an expert in the field of childhood lymphoma and is a member of its paediatric Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Subgroup of Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Research Group.

Dr Burke trained in Edinburgh, completing paediatric training in the Midlands, and South West. He undertook a PhD in childhood leukaemia in Bristol before appointment as a consultant in Cambridge. He remains an active researcher in cancer biology of lymphomas as well as in clinical trials for which he is a Chief Investigator.