Prof Grant McArthur

Professor Grant McArthur is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and holds a PhD in Medical Biology. He is the inaugural Lorenzo Galli Chair of Melanoma and Skin Cancers at the University of Melbourne. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director in April 2017, Prof McArthur was Associate Director of Research Translation and Head of the Cancer Therapeutics Program at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. His awards include the inaugural winner of the Translational Research Award of the Foundation Nelia et Amadeo Barletta, the Sir Edward Dunlop Clinical Cancer Research Fellowship of the Cancer Council of Victoria and the inaugural Martin Lackmann medal for translational research. He is national and international study Co-Chair of a number of clinical trials of targeted therapies. His research interests include discovery of novel drug targets in cancer, targeting oncogenes, clinical trials of targeted therapeutics, personalised medicine, melanoma, cell cycle control, metabolism and protein synthesis in cancer, and functional imaging. Professor McArthur is on the Editorial Boards of Annals of Oncology, Anti-Cancer Drugs, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the Open Clinical Cancer Journal, Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology and the Journal of Personalised Medicine. He has published over 200 papers including senior or first author publications in the following journals: New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet Oncology, Cancer Discovery, Cancer Cell, Nature Cell Biology, Blood and EMBO.