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
An antibody that detects a high molecular weight surrogate ligand of calcitonin receptor is detected in malignant glioma cells and cell lines. Peter J Wookley Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
Cancer drug discovery by inhibition of a DNA repair pathway with Crispr/Cas9 gene editing and biochemistry Wayne Crismani Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Characterising Respiratory Infections in Immune-suppressed Haematology and Transplant Patients Monica Slavin Medicine and Radiology PhD
Developing interactome (Protein binding maps) maps for BRCA1 and the collagen I molecule affected in osteogenesis imperfecta Judy Savige Medicine and Radiology Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Development of new treatments to halt the spread of endometrial cancer. Eva Dimitriadis Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science, Post Doctor Research
Fertility decision tools for young women with breast cancer Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research
Fertility preservation in children with cancer Yasmin Jayasinghe Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Finding a needle in the haystack: ctDNA detection for tracking cancer evolution and refining cancer risk Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Function and cryo-EM structure of the breast cancer predisposition gene BRCA1 Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
Heterogeneity of treatment response in advanced cancer: role of intrinsic and microenvironmental factors Frederic Hollande Clinical Pathology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Identification of novel therapeutic targets in mucinous ovarian cancer Jessica Holien Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Investigating the link between phenotype change and treatment resistance in prostate cancer Niall Corcoran Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
microRNAs in Endometrial Cancer Ellen Menkhorst Obstetrics and Gynaecology Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Predicting tumour evolution, immune surveillance and editing using integromic classification of the tumour microenvironment Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Prediction of ovarian malignancy in children with ovarian cysts Yasmin Jayasinghe Obstetrics and Gynaecology Honours
Priorities and Needs of Women Living with Advanced Cancer Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Regulation of invadopodium function and involvement in cancer cell invasion Stanley Stylli Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Roles of macrophages subpopulations in tumour microenvironment in gastric cancer Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Sepsis pathway compliance and outcomes for haematology patients Monica Slavin Medicine and Radiology Honours
Structural biology of proteins involved in cancer Craig Morton Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Structure-based drug design of selective Drp1 inhibitors Jessica Holien Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The development of anti-NPY1 receptor antibodies for research into and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and cancer Peter J Wookley Medicine and Radiology PhD
The Genomic Drivers of High Risk Prostate cancer Christopher Hovens Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
The Impact of Inflammation-Driven Cancers on Immune Ageing David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research
The role of EGFR Signaling in Glioblastoma Progression and Resistance to Current Therapies Rodney Luwor Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
The role of FANCM gene in inherited breast cancer Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Honours
The role of invadopodia in glioma invasion and response to therapeutics Stanley Stylli Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The role of RECQL4 gene in cancer predispositon Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The role of STAT3-mediated Cancer Progression and Resistance to Current Therapies Rodney Luwor Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Treatment outcome in older lung cancer patients: does the biological age predict it? Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Understanding how A-to-I RNA editing modifies the immunogenicity of endogenous RNA Carl Walkley Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding how immune cell function is impacted by novel therapies in patients with B cell malignancies David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Understanding the microenvironment of lymphodema Ramin Shayan Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding the role of CXCR7 in lymphodema following radiation injury Ramin Shayan Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
WomenCAN: Promoting and advancing women’s health and wellbeing after cancer Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science