Senior researchersClinical trialsResearch groups Senior researchers NameTitleResearch interests Barbara RoseAssociate Professor Medicine (Immunology & Infectious Diseases), Central Clinical SchoolHead and neck cancer , cystic fibrosis Chris MilrossAssociate Professor Medicine, Central Clinical Schoo Des RichardsonProfessor of Cancer Cell Biology/NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow Pathology, School of Medical Sciences Bosch InstituteProfessor Richardson’s major contributions to cancer research are focussed on understanding the role of iron in cancer cell proliferation and the development of novel anti-tumour agents known as iron chelators. These studies have resulted in highly promising and potent anti-cancer drugs and are subject of a suite of active national patents. Diona DamianAssociate Professor Dermatology, Central Clinical SchoolCancer, chronic disease and ageing Gary HallidayProfessor Dermatology, Central Clinical School Bosch InstituteMelanoma and skin cancer, Immunology, Environmental health, Head and neck cancer Geoffrey McCaughan"A W Morrow Professor in Medicine, Central Clinical School A W Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre"Infection and Immunological Conditions, Cancer, Chronic disease and ageing Ilona CunninghamHead of Haematology Concord Repatriation General Hospital Faculty of Medicine John GibsonClinical Associate Professor Medicine, Central Clinical School Bosch Institute John RaskoProfessor Medicine, Central Clinical School Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine & Cell BiologyProfessor John Rasko leads a vibrant, internationally-acclaimed research program involving cutting-edge gene therapy and stem cell biology, cancer, molecular biology and genetics at the Centenary Institute as well as applied human cell therapeutics in state-of-the-art laboratories at RPA Hospital. John ThompsonProfessor Surgery, Central Clinical SchoolMelanoma, skin cancer Jonathan CarterProfessor of Gynaecological Oncology, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Central Clinical SchoolCancer reproductive, maternal and child health Jonathan ClarkVMO surgeon RPAH, Director of fellowship program Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, Clinical research director Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, Head of Department of Head and Neck Surgery Liverpool HospitalSkin cancer, oral cancer, head and neck reconstruction, head and neck cancer staging, reconstruction for facial nerve palsies Lewis ChanProfessor; Head, Colorectal Department; Clinical Director, Gastroenterology & Liver Services, Surgery, Concord Clinical SchoolCancer Lisa HovarthClinical Associate Professor, Staff Specialist Medical Oncologist Medicine, Central Clinical School Martin StocklerAssociate Professor Medicine, Central Clinical School, NHMRC Clinical Trials CentreImproving quality of life, survival, prognostication, and communication for those affected by cancer, particularly of the genitourinary tract, breast, and lung. Methodologic interests include clinical trials development, design, and conduct; outcomes assessment; meta-analysis; biostatistics; and teaching evidence based medicine and research methods. Martin Tattersall Medicine, Central Clinical SchoolBehavioural sciences, Cancer, Internal medicine, Communication, Evidence-based medicine Michael SolomonClinical Professor Surgery, Central Clinical SchoolEvidence based surgery, TCT's and Clinical surgical trials, colorectal surgery. Patricia LoweClinical Dermatology SupervisorBiologic therapy of psoriasis. Skin cancer management in the solid organ transplant population. Phyllis ButowProfessor Psychiatry, Central Clinical SchoolPsychosocial Qihan DongAssociate Professor Medicine, Central Clinical School Bosch InstituteQihan Dong is the Head of the Cancer Genetics Group and aims to understand the mechanisms underlying prostate cancer initiation and progression, and to develop new therapies for treating prostate cancer. Richard ScolyerClinical Professor Medicine, Central Clinical SchoolCancer, Melanoma and skin cancer, Molecular biology Scott MenziesProfessor of Medicine, Central Clinical School, Discipline of Dermatology & Director, Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre Dermatology, Central Clinical School Sydney Melanoma UnitProfessor Menzies's main research interests are related to the development of diagnostic instruments for primary melanoma of the skin. These include dermoscopy, sequential digital dermoscopy imaging, in vivo confocal microscopy and non-invasive surface microarray technologies. Vivienne ReevePrincipal Research Fellow Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Wolfgang WeningerRaymond Purves Professor of Dermatology Dermatology, Central Clinical School Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine & Cell BiologyProfessor Weninger specialises in the visualisation of immune responses in vivo.