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Sir Edward Dunlop Research Fellowship

The Sir Edward Dunlop Research Fellowship, named in memory of Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop AC, CMG OBE, to mark his contribution to Australia and, in particular, to the work of Cancer Council Victoria.

The Fellowship is intended to identify and further develop the career of a cancer researcher with the intellectual and personal qualities to ultimately take a national/international leadership role in cancer research.

The Fellowship provides funding for up to five years, for a candidate located at a Victorian Hospital, University or Medical Research Institute.


Professor Mark Dawon
Targeting the epigenome for therapeutic gain in cancer
The University of Melbourne (2019 - 2024)

Professor Clare Scott
Improvement of ovarian cancer models to support preclinical development of new therapies for ovarian cancer
WEHI (2012 - 2016) 



Professor Grant McArthur
Development of targeted therapies for cancer
Peter Maccallum Cancer Centre (2006 - 2010)

Professor Andrew Roberts
Translational research in haematology and oncology
WEHI (2000 - 2005)

Further information

If you have any questions about this funding, please contact:  

Research Governance Unit