Dean Harris

Honorary Professor Dean Harris

Honorary Professor, Medicine

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Prof Dean Harris is a consultant colorectal surgeon in Swansea Bay University Health Board and honorary professor at Swansea University Medical School. 

He has active research interests in cancer diagnostics and in the therapeutic role of the gut microbiome.  

He has co-supervised a number of researchers to higher degree awards. 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Cancer diagnostics
  • Colorectal cancer biology
  • Gut microbiome in disease
  • Clinical trials

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Postgraduate teaching: Colorectal surgery 

Undergraduate teaching: Neurosciences and relevance of the microbiome 

Research Award Highlights Collaborations