A/Prof Robert MacInnis

A/Prof Robert MacInnis

Principal Research Fellow

BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Epi Biostat, PhD

Robert is an epidemiologist with over 20 years’ experience in the design and analysis of studies examining the role of genetic and environmental causes of chronic diseases, particularly cancer. He has worked on large cohort studies and twin studies, as well as family study designs.

Robert has had a long-standing involvement with large international collaborations. He also collaborates closely with the Australian population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer pooling project. His main research interests are risk-prediction models for cancer and obesity research. He currently leads two NHMRC projects focused on breast cancer model development and validation.


Cancer Epidemiology Division