Dr Taniere graduated in Histopathology (MD) from the University of Lyon, France, in 1995. He obtained a PhD at the Unit of Molecular Carcinogenesis at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon in 2002.
He has been a consultant histopathologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) since 2002, with an interest in gastrointestinal tract pathology, hepatobiliary tract tumours, neuroendocrine tumours and soft tissue sarcomas.
Dr Taniere is the Clinical Service Lead for Molecular Pathology at QEHB. The Molecular Pathology Diagnostic Services (MPDS), which is embedded in Histopathology, is comprised of 18 full-time scientists and technicians. The service offers a wide range of analyses, including DNA and microscopy-based technologies in tissue samples (immunohistochemistry and FISH); ctDNA testing for EGFR mutation has also been validated.