Cancer Genetics: Dickinson Group

Research into cancer genetics is aimed at understanding the genes contributing to the development of different types of cancers. At present our group is studying genetic susceptibility to prostate cancer, blood cancers and hereditary polyposis.

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Research Projects

Related Funding Bodies



  • Associate Professor Joanne Dickinson (Senior Research Fellow)

Team Members

  • Annette Banks (Genealogist)
  • Nicholas Blackburn (PhD Student)
  • Dr Jac Charlesworth
  • Professor Ray Lowenthal (Honorary Fellow)
  • Dr Katherine Marsden (Honorary Fellow)
  • James Marthick (Senior Research Assistant)
  • Dr Russell Thomson (Biostatistician)

Local Collaborators

  • Professor Don Chalmers
  • Professor Dianne Nicol
  • Professor Margaret Otlowski

External Collaborators

  • Dr David Amor
  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Dr Melanie Bahlo
  • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
  • Dr Gordon Smyth
  • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
  • Professor Terry Speed
  • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Related Publications

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