Grant McArthur, Australia
Professor Grant McArthur is co-head of the Cancer Therapeutics Program and Translational Research Laboratory at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He is Director of the Skin and Melanoma Clinical Service, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and holds a PhD in Medical Biology. Professor McArthur is a previous recipient of the Translational Research Award of the Fondation Nelia et Amadeo Barletta and the Sir Edward Dunlop Clinical Cancer Research Fellowship of the Cancer Council of Victoria. He was recently appointed as the inaugural Lorenzo and Pamela Galli Chair of Melanoma and Skin Cancers at the University of Melbourne and is national and international study co-chair of a number of clinical trials for targeted therapies.
Professor McArthur currently sits on the editorial boards of a number of Journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology and Anti-Cancer Drugs. His research interests include clinical trials of targeted therapeutics, molecular profiling of cancer, melanoma, cell cycle control, differentiation, oncogene addiction, gastrointestinal stromal tumour, and functional imaging. Recent work has focused on oncogene addiction driven by MYC, KIT, RAS and BRAF in a variety of malignant conditions to develop an understanding of the basic cellular mechanisms of cancer that can assist in the development and application of novel targeted cancer therapeutics. To date, Professor McArthur has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
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