Cancer in Medicine

Cancer in all its forms, encompasses research, prevention, detection, treatment, care and health system transformation to address this most significant burden of disease.

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Projects Supervisor(s) Department Research Opportunity
ADAR1 and RNA editng Dr Alistair Chalk
Dr Carl Walkley
Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Are women with MS at an increased risk of cervical dysplasia and/or cancer? Dr Vilija Jokubaitis
Dr Anneke van der Walt
Medicine and Radiology Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Barrett’s Oesophagus Finlay Macrae Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
Biomarkers of human papillomavirus-related cancers Suzanne Garland
Alyssa Cornall
Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Cancer drug discovery by inhibition of a DNA repair pathway Dr Wayne Crismani Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Cell death regulation in B cell immunity and B cell lymphona A/Prof Jorg Heierhorst Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Communication of prognosis to people with advanced cancer Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research
Dissecting the relevance of a novel molecular pathway in stem cells and immunodeficiencies Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Functional characterization of candidate genes involved in the progression of gastric cancer Dr Rita Busuttil
Professor Alex Boussioutas
Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
Hearing protection in surgery Dr Hayden Eastwood
Prof Stephen O’Leary
Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
How to control Natural Killer cells to improve stem cell transplant outcomes David Ritchie
Joanne Davis
Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
Identification of osteoblast lineage cells by fluorescence-activated cell sorting Dr Alistair Chalk
A/Prof Louise Purton
Medicine and Radiology Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Identifying better therapies for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes Dr Meaghan Wall
A/Prof Louise Purton
Medicine and Radiology Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Improving therapy in breast cancer associated with an inherited risk Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Inflammatory biomarkers of allogeneic haematopoietic cell transplantation outcome Lynette Chee
Rachel Koldej
Medicine and Radiology Honours
Introducing palliative care and clinical trials in palliative care Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research
New inhibitors for mitochondrial fission protein DRP1 Dr Jessica Holien
Dr Shiang (Max) Lim
Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
PillCam Colon and IBD Professor Finlay Macrae Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Serrated Polyposis Syndrome Prof Finlay Macrae Medicine and Radiology Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Structural biology of proteins involved in cancer Prof Michael Parker Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Targeting stem cells as a new treatment for stomach cancer Dr Trevelyan Menheniott
A/Professor Philip Sutton
Paediatrics Honours
The emergency care of patients with advanced cancer – building an intervention to improve outcomes Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology PhD
The generation of genetic diversity via DNA repair pathways Dr Wayne Crismani Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The health economics of caring for people with advanced cancer Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology PhD
The palliative care registry project: examining the impact and outcomes of palliative care Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology PhD
The role of FANCM gene in inherited breast cancer Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The role of RECQL4 gene in cancer predispositon Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The role of the media and social media in improving end of life care Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology Masters by Research
Tuberous sclerosis and epilepsy: using resected tissue to understand pathogenesis A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Sarah Stephenson
Paediatrics Honours
Twist as a Regulator of EMT in Gastric Cancer and its role in invasion Dr Rita Busuttil
Professor Alex Boussioutas
Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
Ubiquitination and Fanconi Anemia Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding how A-to-I RNA editing modifies the immunogenicity of endogenous RNA Dr Alistair Chalk
Dr Carl Walkley
Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding the microenvironment of lymphodema Dr Ramin Shayan
Dr Tara Karnezis
Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding the role of CXCR7 in lymphodema following radiation injury Dr Ramin Shayan
Dr Tara Karnezis
Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Use of retinoic acid receptor ligands to increase the numbers of haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells for transplantation purposes Dr Alistair Chalk
A/Prof Louise Purton
Medicine and Radiology PhD