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Richard Stephens
NCRI Consumer Forum at National Cancer Research Institute’s Consumer Forum (NCRI)


Richard Stephens has survived two cancers, a heart emergency, and continued co-morbidities and late effects. He has participated in four interventional studies and nine others. 

A patient advocate for two decades, Richard has been involved in the design and delivery of over 30 clinical trials and studies, and has sat on many UK and European strategic bodies. He works with patient groups and advocates globally, with academics and industry, and with researchers and clinicians. 

An international key opinion former, Richard is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Research Involvement and Engagement, chairs BBMRI-ERIC’s Stakeholder Forum, and chaired the NCRI Consumer Forum 2012-2019.

Agenda Sessions

  • LIVE PLENARY Panel, Q&A and Audience Interaction: The future of clinical trials