University Research Clinic for Cancer Screening and Aarhus University
Mette Bach Larsen is an expert within the research field of optimising participation in organised cancer screening programmes and holds great experience in conducting intervention research nested into organised cancer screening programmes.
Senior Strategic Adviser for the Pathways research program, Cancer Council NSW
Paul Grogan is senior strategic adviser at the Daffodil Centre, a cancer research joint venture between Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney. Paul’s current role is advising on research strategy and prioritisation, including horizon scanning, program evaluation and opportunities for collaboration across all areas of cancer control. Paul has been involved in Australia’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program since its introduction in 2006, co-authoring the program’s initial Commonwealth-funded communications strategy framework in 2008, serving as an independent adviser on the federal Program Delivery Advisory Group for 12 years and overseeing final delivery and NHMRC approval of Australia’s 2017 Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer.
Professor of Behavioural Science and Health, University College London
Christian’s research focuses on socioeconomic inequalities in colorectal cancer screening uptake. This programme of work has included an emphasis on public understanding of cancer screening, engagement with information and invitation materials, attitudes and preferences towards the different testing modalities and the acceptability and patient experience of participation in colorectal cancer screening. He has led several research studies on methods to increase participation in bowel cancer screening programs including within-program randomised trials.