4th September 2006
SURGEON TO BE HONOURED BY UNIVERSITY
surgery specialist Professor Oleg Eremin is to be honoured for his contribution
to medicine by the
Professor Eremin is Director of Research and Development and Consultant Surgeon at the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust and a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences at the university.
He and his
parents were evacuated to the
He has held
a number of clinical posts, including Regius Professor of Surgery at the
Professor Eremin is also an honorary Professorial Fellow at the Rowett Research Institute. He specialises in breast cancer, tumour immunology, nutrients, psychosocial oncology and PET imaging.
Although a strongly committed surgeon with excellent technical skills, Professor Eremin recognises the limitations of the scalpel in treating some diseases and has had a lifelong interest in harnessing the body’s own physical and psychological defences against cancer.
Professor Eremin will receive his honorary Doctorate of Science during an undergraduate awards ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral at 11.30am on Wednesday 13th September.
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