A behavioural scientist of international standing whose career at Cancer Council Victoria spanned 44 years.
His research over 5 decades has led to a bold new cancer therapy. He discovered, isolated and then produced agents called Colony Stimulating Factors (CSFs), which are naturally occurring regulators of bone marrow growth.
The Nigel Gray Distinguished Fellow in Cancer Prevention. Joined us as a Behavioural Scientist in 1986, and was inaugural Director of the VicHealth Cente for Tobacco Control, before taking on current position.
Director of the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer and an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow. Over 20 years of experience evaluating tobacco control policies and programs.
Joined as Director of our Victorian Cancer Registry in 1983. In 1986, he was appointed Director of the Cancer Epidemiology Centre, and in 2001 became Deputy Director of the Cancer Control Research Institute.
Professor Gail Risbridger has twice been awarded grants by the Cancer Council. She has investigated the role of oestrogens in prostate malignancy and the early origins of prostate cancer.
"I had a life-changing experience with an event of cancer in the family. At the time I didn't really know what cancer was and I was determined to apply my scientific skills to learn more about the disease," she said.
Remembered for his pioneering clinical research in paediatric haematology.
The inaugural Colebatch Clinical Research Fellowship was awarded in late 2005 to Associate Professor Kelly-Anne Phillips of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre for her work on reducing the burden of breast cancer.
The influence of Dr E V (Bill) Keogh has spread widely, yet his name isn't well known to the general public. A modest and private person, his contribution to the development of pathology and public medicine in Australia was incalculable.
Consultant Medical Oncologist, Head of the Translational Research Group and Head of the Molecular Oncology Laboratory at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. A former recipient of Cancer Council Victoria's Dunlop Fellowship.