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Professor Grant McArthur

Non-Executive Director

Appointed March 2022

Experience and Expertise

Professor Grant McArthur is a Medical Oncologist, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and holds a PhD in Medical Biology. He is the Executive Director 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.

Professor McArthur 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 national and international study co-chair of a number of clinical trials of targeted therapies. Professor McArthur has been a member of a number of editorial boards for high-impact journals including Annals of Oncology and the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and has published over 300 papers including senior or first author publications in many leading global medical journals.