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Professor Grant McArthur

Non-Executive Director

Appointed March 2022

Experience and Expertise

Professor Grant McArthur is a Medical Oncologist, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and holds a PhD in Medical Biology. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the VCCC Alliance; inaugural Lorenzo Galli Chair of Melanoma and Skin Cancers at the University of Melbourne; Head, Molecular Oncology Laboratory and Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Grant was the inaugural winner of the Translational Research Award of the Foundation Nelia et Amadeo Barletta; held the Sir Edward Dunlop Clinical Cancer Research Fellowship of the Cancer Council of Victoria; won the inaugural Martin Lackmann medal for translational research; received the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, Novartis Oncology Cancer Achievement Award and has been the recipient of the prestigious Tom Reeve Award from the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. He is the national and international study co-chair of a number of clinical trials of targeted therapies and has published over 300 papers including senior or first author publications in many leading global medical journals.

In 2023, Grant was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in recognition of his distinguished service to medicine as a clinician scientist through melanoma and cancer research, and through his leadership roles.


  • Co-Chair, Research Advisory Committee.