Cancer

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

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
A mouse model of duodenal atresia Project Leader Associate Professor Warrick Teague Paediatrics
A new automated measure of breast cancer risk from digital and film mammography (Cirrus) Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
A novel approach to discovering genes associated with cancer risk from GWAS and EWAS data Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
A novel link between metabolism and host defence: O-GlcNAc glycosylation Professor Jose Villadangos Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A study of the extracellular vesicles in glioblastoma tissue Dr Laura Vella Medicine and Radiology
A5 SDHB Genomics Study Head of Laboratory Dr Richard Tothill Clinical Pathology
Academic Department of Surgery, Western Health Associate Professor Justin Yeung
Surgery
ACRF Translational Research Laboratory Group Leader Professor David S Ritchie
Medicine and Radiology
ADAR1 and RNA editng Dr Alistair Chalk Medicine and Radiology
Advanced Limb Reconstruction Head of Department of Surgery,
St. Vincent's Hospital,
Professor Peter Choong

Surgery
Ageing
Allergy and Lung Health Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
An anti-calcitonin receptor (CTR) antibody for the detection of programmed cell death: the role of CTR in a novel adaptive response in a pre-apoptotic mechanism Dr Peter Wookey Medicine and Radiology
Analysing genetic roles of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing in Drosophila stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Analysing protein structures Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Analysing the mutations in calcitonin receptor (CTR) mRNA transcripts, and identifying the isoforms and polymorphisms of CTR expressed in high grade glioma cell lines from glioblastoma Dr Peter Wookey Medicine and Radiology
Analysis of circulating microRNAs in patient serum as a non-invasive biomarker platform Project Lead Dr Rachel Koldej Medicine and Radiology
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Applications of Nanopore sequencing Project Leader Dr Mike Clark Anatomy and Neuroscience
Ascher laboratory: Structural biology and bioinformatics Head of Laboratory Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Australian Mammographic Density Research Facility (AMDRF) Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biomarkers of human papillomavirus-related cancers Dr Alyssa Cornall Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Bo&MeRanG Research Projects Melbourne Coordinator Dr Marie Greyer
Bogoyevitch laboratory: Regulatory biology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Boussioutas Laboratory: Gastrointestinal Cancer Group Leader Associate Professor Alex Boussioutas
Medicine and Radiology
Breast Cancer Unit Head Professor John Hopper
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Breast cancer follow-up and prospective analyses Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Buchanan laboratory: Oncogenomics (colorectal cancer) Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Daniel Buchanan
Clinical Pathology
Building a Tumourigenesis Atlas for Lynch syndrome related-colorectal cancer A/Prof Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology
Cancer Biology Research Group Professor Graham Baldwin
Surgery
Cancer drug discovery by inhibition of a DNA repair pathway with Crispr/Cas9 gene editing and biochemistry Dr Wayne Crismani Medicine and Radiology
Cancer in Biomedicine
Cancer in Health Sciences
Cancer in Medicine
Cancer in Primary Care Research Group Leader Professor Jon Emery
General Practice
Cancer Nursing Research Chair in Cancer Nursing; VCCC Research and Education Lead – Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy
Nursing
Cancer Signalling Research Laboratory Dr Hong-Jian Zhu
Surgery
Cardiovascular and Tumourivascular Laboratory Group Leader Dr Peter J Wookey
Medicine and Radiology
Cell death regulation in B cell immunity and B cell lymphona A/Prof Jorg Heierhorst Medicine and Radiology
Characterising the seeds of breast cancer metastasis Dr Delphine Merino Medicine and Radiology
Characterizing metastatic heterogeneity in colorectal cancer A/Prof Frederic Hollande Clinical Pathology
Cheng laboratory: Molecular enzymology of protein kinases and phosphatases involved in human diseases Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Heung-Chin Cheng
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
CHEST Australia Trial: An Intervention to Reduce Time-to-Consult with Symptoms of Lung Cancer Project Leader Professor Jon Emery,
Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research
General Practice
Children of Twins: The Effects Of Parental Mental Health On Child Mental Health Outcomes Project leader Doctor Katrina Scurrah Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Circulating Biomarkers in Liver Malignancy Professor Christopher Christophi Surgery
Circulating nucleic acid biomarkers for tumour surveilance in Merkel cell carcinoma Dr Richard Tothill Clinical Pathology
Clinical Pathology Research Associate Professor Oliver Hofmann
Clinical Pathology
Clinical Proteomics Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Colon Cancer Family Registry Cohort Project Leader Professor Mark Jenkins Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Colorectal Cancer Unit Head Professor Mark Jenkins
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Colorectal Cancer Screening Project Leader Professor Mark Jenkins Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Communication skills: Consumer led training modules for cancer health care workers Project Leader Professor Meinir Krishnasamy Nursing
Welcome to the Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement - OPUS Centre Manager Dale Baum
Surgery
CRISP-DNA: The feasibility of assessing bowel cancer risk using genomic testing to target screening in general practice Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research Professor Jon Emery General Practice
Decoding the trafficking of immune receptors Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Defining nurse practitioner sensitive outcomes in a context of multidisciplinary care Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy Nursing
Defining the role of p53 in cancer immunotherapy Prof Ygal Haupt Medicine and Radiology
Defining the Role of Transcriptional Stress Pathways in Cancer Cell Resistance Towards Anti-Cancer Therapeutics A/Prof John Price Medicine and Radiology
Dental School
Designing better drugs Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Designing new optogenetic tools for biomedical research A/Prof Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Determine the key signalling pathways/ genes that regulate phenotype changes in prostate cancer in response to androgen deprivation therapy. Dr Niall Corcoran Surgery
Developing a human pre-cancer atlas of colonic polyps for predicting future risk of colorectal cancer or polyps A/Prof Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology
Developing a multifactorial classification approach for germline variants in the colorectal cancer susceptibility genes POLE and POLD1 A/Prof Daniel Buchanan
Dr Khalid Mahmood
Clinical Pathology
Developing clinical genomic methods for cancer of unknown primary Head of Laboratory Dr Richard Tothill Clinical Pathology
Development and validation of triage guidelines for colonoscopy and gastroscopy General Practice
Development of a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic platform Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Development of a tailored supportive care intervention for women living with advanced breast cancer Project Leader Professor Meinir Krishnasamy Nursing
Development of an evidence based clinical care pathway for high risk women following risk reducing hysterectomy +/- bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (RRBSO) Centre for Health Equity
Development of an online education resource to improve nursing care of older people with cancer Project Leader Professor Meinir Krishnasamy Nursing
Development of automated measures from mammograms that predict masking and risk and pilot implementation into a BreastScreen service Centre for Health Equity
Development of automated measures from mammograms that predict masking and risk of breast cancer Centre for Health Equity
Dissecting the relevance of a novel molecular pathway in stem cells and immunodeficiencies Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology
Effective suicide prevention campaign material for young people: A randomised controlled trial Project Leader Professor Jane Pirkis Centre for Mental Health
EMT regulators in intestinal and germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Epigenetic regulators of endometrial cancer as new treatment targets to halt metastatic spread. Professor Peter Rogers
Professor Eva Dimitriadis
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Ethics of personalised medicine to treat refactory childhood cancer Centre for Health Equity
Examining A New Drug Target For Preventing Stomach Cancer Professor Philip Sutton Paediatrics
Excellence in NonCOmmunicable disease REsearch (ENCORE) between Australian and India Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg Centre for Health Equity
Exercise oncology Head of Research Group Professor Linda Denehy
Physiotherapy
Experiences and priorities of women living with ovarian cancer Dr Jennifer Marino
Dr Michelle Peate
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Exploiting nanoparticles as vaccines Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Exploration of novel approaches to anti-cancer treatment: manipulation of mutant p53 Prof Ygal Haupt Medicine and Radiology
Fertility After Cancer Predictor (FoRECAsT) Study Project Lead Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fertility preservation in children and teenagers with cancer Senior Lecturer Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fertility preservation in children with cancer Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Finding clarity within a blizzard- guiding the solution of cryo-EM structures Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
First Aid Training for Parents of Teenagers - a Randomized Controlled Trial (TPOT Study) Project Coordinator Julie-Anne Fischer
Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Frequent and Continuing Contacts to Lifeline Crisis Support Services Project Leader Professor Jane Pirkis Centre for Mental Health
Genomic and Immune cell profiling of sebaceous skin lesions for optimising identification of patients with Lynch syndrome A/Prof Daniel Buchanan
Prof Ingrid Winship
Clinical Pathology
Genomics Platform Group Associate Professor Oliver Hofmann
Clinical Pathology
Giving an adult life after Fontan surgery to those with the most severe congenital heart conditions Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Global Burden of Disease group research Director Professor Alan Lopez
Gynaecology Research Centre Professor Women's Health Research Professor Peter Rogers
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Harnessing novel immunotherapies to restore immunity in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Group Leader Professor David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health behaviours and outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis Dr Claudia Marck Centre for Health Equity
Health Systems Governance and Financing Head of Unit Professor Peter Annear
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Hearing protection in surgery Dr Hayden Eastwood
Prof Stephen O’Leary
Surgery
Hickey Research Group Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hime laboratory: Stem cell genetics Head of Laboratory Professor Gary Hime
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hinde laboratory: Biophysics of Nuclear Organisation Head of Research Group Dr Elizabeth Hinde
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Hollande laboratory: Tumour Heterogeneity in Metastatic Cancer Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Fred Hollande
Clinical Pathology
Honorary Appointments’ Research Projects Surgery
Host responses to therapy and the tumour microenvironment contribute to the development of tumour resistance Professor Christopher Christophi Surgery
How do Anti-Epileptic Drugs Work? Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
How infection and trauma cause dendritic cell paralysis and lethal immunosuppression Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
How to harness the immune system to cure cancer: adoptive cell immunotherapy Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Identification and Characterisation of Molecular Mediators of Cancer Metastasis A/ Professor John Price Medicine and Radiology
Identification of biomarkers to novel therapies in Myelodysplasia Professor David S Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Identification of osteoblast lineage cells by fluorescence-activated cell sorting Dr Alistair Chalk Medicine and Radiology
Identifying and characterising Lynch syndrome within the population Head of Laboratory Dr Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology
Identifying better therapies for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes Meaghan Wall Medicine and Radiology
Identifying biomarkers of risk and poor prognosis in CRC Head of Laboratory Dr Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology
Identifying Critical Success Factors for Mammographic Screening Project Leader Prof Margaret Kelaher Centre for Health Policy
Identifying novel genetic risk factors for colorectal cancer Head of Laboratory Dr Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology
Immunoregulatory functions of the MARCH family of ubiquitin ligases Professor Jose Villadangos Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Indonesia Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
Improving Cancer Outcomes for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Communities Project Leader, Prof Jon Emery General Practice
Improving outcomes in lung cancer: implementation of physical activity guidelines Head of Research Group Professor Linda Denehy
Physiotherapy
Improving skin cancer prevention: motivating preventive behaviours using knowledge of personalised genomic risk of melanoma Centre for Health Equity
Improving the Health of People With Type 2 Diabetes Using New Technologies to Optimise Self Management Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg Centre for Health Equity
Improving therapy in breast cancer associated with an inherited risk Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology
In vitro brain tumour model – studying epileptic seizure development and sensitivity to anti-cancer therapy Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Informal Communities in Cancer Treatment Project Lead Dr Matt Grant Medicine and Radiology
Innovation in radiation skin Toxicity management for patients with curative head and neck cancer: The INTACT Study Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy Nursing
Inter and Intra-tumour heterogeneity in metastatic colorectal cancer Group Leader, acting Head of Department Associate Professor Fred Hollande Clinical Pathology
International Mismatch Repair Consortium Project Leader Professor Mark Jenkins Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Investigating the effects of GM-CSF and M-CSF derived human macrophages on phagocytosing P. falciparum infected erythrocytes and cytokine production Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Investigating the link between histone modifications, gene expression and phenotype change in prostate cancer in response to androgen deprivation therapy. Doctor Niall Corcoran
Professor Christopher Hovens
Surgery
Investigating the role of signalling-specific mechanisms on tumour cell invasion Dr Theo Mantmadiotis
Dr Stanley Stylli
Surgery
LEAP MS Study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Liver Group Professor Christopher Christophi
Surgery
Low Literacy Decision Aid about Reproductive Choices for Younger Women with Breast Cancer Project Lead Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Mangum Lab: Translational Proteomics Head of Laboratory Dr Jonathan Mangum
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Manipulating immunity to fight infection and tumours Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Manometric studies on oesophageal atresia and colorectal disorders Project Leader Dr Sebastian King Paediatrics
Mantamadiotis laboratory: Brain Cancer Molecular Biology Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Microbiology and Immunology
Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Head of Unit Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
MatesMonitor Program Director Dr Allison Milner Centre for Health Equity
Medical School
Melbourne Refugee Studies Program Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention among Australian Men Centre for Health Equity
Mental health first aid training in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial of online and blended modes Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia Program Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
Mental Health Policy and Practice Unit Head Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Metastasis Research Group Professor Albert G Frauman
Medicine and Radiology
Microbiology and Immunology
Migration of melanoma cells in the neural crest environment Project Leader Dr Sonja McKeown Anatomy and Neuroscience
Missed nursing care. An exploration of missed nursing are in cancer contexts Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy Nursing
Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance in cancer Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Molecular Mechanisms of Tumour Resistance Laboratory Dr Rodney Luwor Surgery
Molecular Microbiology and Reproductive Health Research Group Honorary, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Royal Women's Hospital/Mercy Professor Suzanne M. Garland
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
MR1 – a molecular alarm system that detects pathogen metabolites Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Multidisciplinary care for women with metastatic breast cancer Project Leader Professor Meinir Krishnasamy Nursing
National Taskforce for Mental Health System Development Vietnam  Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
Nerve transfers for restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia Project Leader Dr Arthur Hsueh Centre for Health Policy
Neural Dynamics Laboratory Group Leader Dr Chris French
Medicine and Radiology
Neuroepidemiology Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
New inhibitors for mitochondrial fission protein DRP1 Dr Jessica Holien
Dr Shiang (Max) Lim
Surgery
NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence for Reducing the Burden of Colorectal Cancer by Optimising Screening Project Leader Professor Jon Emery,
Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research
General Practice
Non Communicable Disease Unit Unit Head Professor Brian Oldenburg
Centre for Health Equity
Novel Approaches in Therapeutic Endoscopy Associate Professor Alan Moss Medicine and Radiology
Novel interventions to treat cardiac cachexia in cancer and chemotherapy Project Leader Dr Kate Murphy Physiology
Novel investigations and treatments for intractable, chronic constipation Project Leader Dr Bridget Southwell Paediatrics
Novel regulators of germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary HIme Anatomy and Neuroscience
Novel senescence markers predicting chemotherapy related toxicity and treatment outcome in older lung cancer patients Dr Claire Maddison Medicine and Radiology
Novel treatments for colorectal disorders Project Leader Dr Sebastian King Paediatrics
Optimising the Capability of the Allied Health Workforce within Cancer Prehabilitation Project Leader Professor Lynette Joubert Social Work
Optimising the management of patients awaiting liver transplantation Professor Christopher Christophi
Senior Lecturer Michael Fink
Surgery
Paediatric and Adolescent Fertility Preservation Taskforce Senior Lecturer Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Paediatric Fertility Decision Aid Study Project Lead Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
PanSupport - development of an experience based co-design, supportive care app with and for people affected by pancreatic cancer Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamay Nursing
Parker Laboratory: Structural biology and computational drug design Head of Laboratory and Director, Bio21 Institute Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Patient reported outcomes: getting the timing right Project Leader Chris Schilling Centre for Health Policy
Personalising treatments for genetic diseases Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
PhD Projects
Physiology
Population Mental Health Unit Head Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
Postnatal germ cells are controlled by FSH during ‘minipuberty’ at 3-6 months of age, and deranged by cryptorchidism to cause seminoma and infertility Project Leader Dr Ruili Li Paediatrics
Practice Research Program in Health and Mental Health Head of Research Group Professor Lynette Joubert
Social Work
Predicition of ovarian malignancy in children with ovarian cysts Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Predictors and consequences of allergies that impact on children getting a healthy start to life Unit Head Prof Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Preparing for clincial trials of synchrotron microbeam radiation therapy for cancer treatment Professor of Women's Health Research Professsor Peter Rogers Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Prevalence of Risk Factors for Melanoma in Primary Care Patients using the MelaTools Risk Calculator Project Leader Professor Jon Emery,
Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research,
General Practice
Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (including cancer), and promotion of mental health
Priorities and Needs of Women Living with Advanced Cancer Project Lead Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Promoting an improved patient experience in gynaecological cancer care Project Leader Professor Lynette Joubert Social Work
Promoting health, wellbeing and health services efficiency through a tailored navigation program for older adults with cancer (PARTNER) Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy Nursing
Prostate cancer progression inhibition Group Leader Professor Albert G Frauman Medicine and Radiology
Prostate Cancer Research Group Professor Christopher Hovens
Surgery
Rare Disease Oncogenomics Head of Laboratory Dr Richard Tothill
Clinical Pathology
Rational Protein Engineering Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Reducing disparities in mortality and survival for rural Victorians with colorectal cancer Rebecca Bergin General Practice
Reducing the burden of colorectal cancer by optimising screening: evidence to clinical practice Project Leader Professor Mark Jenkins Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Regulation of Cancer Development by Transforming Growth Factor-beta Signalling Dr Hong-Jian Zhu
Surgery
Regulation of cancer stem cell self-renewal in colorectal cancer Group Leader, Acting deputy Head of Department Associate Professor Fred Hollande Clinical Pathology
Regulation of invadopodium function and involvement in cancer cell invasion Dr Stanley Stylli Surgery
Regulation of invadopodium function and involvement in cancer cell invasion Dr Stanley Styllianos Stylli
Surgery
Regulation of personalised digital closed loop systems to manage diabetes in children Centre for Health Equity
Regulators of allogeneic stem cell engraftment, graft versus host disease and graft-versus leukaemia Group Leader Professor David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Reid laboratory: Proteomics and lipidomics in health and disease Head of Laboratory Professor Gavin E. Reid
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Reproductive Steroids Research Group Group Leader Prof Mathis Grossmann, MD, PhD, FRACP
Medicine and Radiology
Restoring immunocompetency in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Project Leader Professor Fabienne Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Role of calcitonin receptor in stressed cells and diseased tissues: a new paradigm based on expression in the pre-apoptotic cell stress response Group Leader Dr Peter J Wookey Medicine and Radiology
The role of the essential biometal zinc in pathological and physiological processes Professor Graham Baldwin
Dr Oneel Patel
Dr Joseph Ischia
Surgery
Role of p-21-activated kinases in pancreactic cancer Professor Graham Baldwin
Dr Mehrdad Nikfarjam
Surgery
The role of the Renin Angiotensin System in tumour progression and recurrence following tumour resection Professor Christopher Christophi Surgery
Rouiller laboratory: Understanding how molecular machines function through cryo-electron microscopy Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
School of Biomedical Sciences
School of Health Science
Serum biomarkers of brain cancer Dr Andrew Morokoff Surgery
Sexual dysfunction in women who have experienced cancer Dr Jennifer Marino
Dr Michelle Peate
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Small molecules for BIG targets- Targeting protein-protein interactions with fragments Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Southey laboratory: Genetic epidemiology laboratory Head of Laboratroy Professor Melissa Southey
Clinical Pathology
Spinal Biology Laboratory Doctor Gerald Quan
Surgery
STEP Care Trial Project Lead Anna Collins Medicine and Radiology
Structural Biology of Cancer Professor Michael Parker Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural biology of proteins involved in cancer Dr Craig Morton Medicine and Radiology
Studying the Continuum of Cancer Care through Linking Primary Data Research Project Leader Professor Jon Emery General Practice
Supporting earlier cancer diagnosis and efficient referral pathways in general practice General Practice
Supporting fertility presentation decisions in women with breast cancer Dr Michelle Peate
A/Prof Lesley Stafford
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Surgical Research Group Chair of Paediatric Surgery Professor John M Hutson AO
Paediatrics
Tackling drug resistance Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Targeting cell death pathways in biliary tract cancers Prof John Mariadason Medicine and Radiology
Targeting stem cells as a new treatment for stomach cancer Dr Trevelyan Menheniott
A/Professor Philip Sutton
Paediatrics
Targeting the angiogenic and osteoclastic pathways in spinal cancer Doctor Gerald Quan
Doctor Gerald Quan
Surgery
Targeting the Lymphatics in colorectal Liver metastasis Professor Christopher Christophi Surgery
Taylor: Jack Brockhoff Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit Head of Unit Professor Ian Taylor
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Teen Mental Health First Aid training: A pilot cluster randomized controlled trial Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
Testing the effect of aspirin on colonic organoids from people with Lynch syndrome Dr Eric Jihoon Joo
A/Prof Fred Hollande
Clinical Pathology
The assessment of oral cancer risk using a chair-side tool for salivary aldehyde production Professor Michael McCullough Surgery
The ATTUNE Study: Feasibility of Patient-Reported Outcomes for Lung Cancer Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy Nursing
The CGA-Oncology Study: Comprehensive geriatric assessment and intervention in older lung cancer patients Project Lead Professor Andrea B Maier Medicine and Radiology
The development of a nurse-sensitive, cancer care complexity index Project Leader Professor Meinir Krishnasamy Nursing
The experience of clinical trials for palliative care patients Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology
The EXPERT Study. Defining characteristics of cancer nursing expertise Chair of Cancer Nursing Professor Mei Krishnasamy Nursing
The Genomic Drivers of High Risk Prostate cancer Professor Christopher Hovens
Doctor Niall Corcoran
Surgery
The health economics of caring for people with advanced cancer Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology
The HOLISM Study Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Medical Genome Reference Bank as a population control for germline variants in colorectal and prostate cancer Dr Bernard Pope
A/Prof Daniel Buchanan
Clinical Pathology
The National Centre for Infections in Cancer Nursing
The PEPP Study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Psychosocial Health and Wellbeing Research (emPoWeR) Unit Research Group Leader Dr Michelle Peate
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The role of an isoform of calcitonin receptor in glioma stem cells Dr Peter Wookey Medicine and Radiology
The role of EGFR Signaling in Glioblastoma Progression and Resistance to Current Therapies Dr Rodney Luwor
Surgery
The role of FANCM gene in inherited breast cancer Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology
The role of invadopodia in glioma invasion and response to therapeutics Dr Stanley Styllianos Stylli
Surgery
The role of invadopodia in glioma invasion and response to therapeutics Dr Stanley Stylli Surgery
The role of masculinity in the suicidality of men aged 80 or more Centre for Health Equity
The role of miRNA in oral mucosal disorders Professor Michael McCullough Surgery
The role of RECQL4 gene in cancer predispositon Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology
The role of STAT3-mediated Cancer Progression and Resistance to Current Therapies Dr Rodney Luwor
Surgery
The Victorian Suicide Register Project Project Leader Professor Jane Pirkis Centre for Mental Health
The WELL MS study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
TIGER home based rehab for advanced lung cancer: RCT Project Leader Professor Linda Denehy Physiotherapy
Tobacco-attributable mortality Project Leader Professor Alan Lopez Global Burden of Disease group research
Trans-generational effects: exposures before conception & offspring risk of asthma and allergies Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Transcriptional regulation of intestinal organoid differentiation Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
TRANSFER THEME (5) RESEARCH OUTCOMES INTO HEALTH POLICY
Translating Evidence into Practice: Optimising and Facilitating Prevention and Screening in Women with a Strong Family History of Breast Cancer Centre for Health Equity
Twin and Family Registry Management Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twins Research Australia Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Ubiquitination and Fanconi Anemia Dr Andrew Deans Medicine and Radiology
Ultrasound Group Leader Professor Robert N Gibson
Medicine and Radiology
Understanding how A-to-I RNA editing modifies the immunogenicity of endogenous RNA Dr Alistair Chalk Medicine and Radiology
Understanding how the ATPase p97 functions at molecular level Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding immune dysfunction in acute myeloid leukemia Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding palliative care as an effective intervention Prof Jennifer Philip Medicine and Radiology
Understanding the aetiology of Serrated Polyposis Syndrome Head of Laboratory Dr Daniel Buchanan Clinical Pathology
Understanding the biology of Merkel cell carcinoma Head of Laboratory Dr Richard Tothill Clinical Pathology
Understanding The Immune Environment in Metastatic Melanoma Surgeon, Project Leader Dr David Gyorki Surgery
Understanding the microenvironment of lymphodema Dr Ramin Shayan
Dr Tara Karnezis
Surgery
Understanding the Molecular Consequences of Mutations Dr David Ascher David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding the role of CXCR7 in lymphodema following radiation injury Dr Ramin Shayan
Dr Tara Karnezis
Surgery
Undescended testis and inguinal hernia result from defects in the same mechanism Project Leader Professor John M Hutson AO Paediatrics
Unravelling the aetiology of Colonic Polyposis through multi-omic profiling A/Prof Daniel Buchanan
Dr Mark Clendenning
Clinical Pathology
Use of Connexin43 peptides as a treatment for glioma Dr Stanley Stylli Surgery
Use of retinoic acid receptor ligands to increase the numbers of haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells for transplantation purposes Dr Alistair Chalk Medicine and Radiology
Using lipidomics and proteomics to find biomarkers that predict progression of multiple sclerosis Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Using the immune system to kill tumours Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
VCCC Palliative Medicine Research Group Group Leader Professor Jennifer Philip
Medicine and Radiology
Western Health Cancer Research Group Leader Professor Michael Green
Medicine and Radiology
What causes adult asthma, COPD and sleep disordered breathing Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
What workplaces can do to improve mental health Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
WhatWorks4u.org: Helping to improve mental health treatment for young people Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
When should health professionals override parents' decisions about a child's medical treatment? Centre for Health Equity
Impact of risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy on non-cancer outcomes in young high-risk women: a multicentre prospective study. Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Melbourne, The Royal Women's Hospital Professor Martha Hickey Obstetrics and Gynaecology
WORK PLAN#1: APPROPRIATENESS OF CARE
WorkplaceAid: a trial on improving mental health and physical first aid skills in the workplace Project Leader Dr Nicola Reavley Centre for Mental Health
WORKPLAN#2 BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
WORKPLAN#3: NON-SURGICAL ALTERNATIVES
WORKPLAN#4 - HOSPITAL SERVICES COORDINATED CARE

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