Professor Bruce Robinson

Professor Bruce Robinson

AM FAHMS

Professor of Medicine
The University of Western Australia
Fellow
Elected in 2018
WA
Citation on election

Professor Bruce Robinson is a UWA Professor of Medicine, an experienced lung specialist and a leading research scientist. He is Director of an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence focussed on getting the body’s immune system to fight cancer, particularly asbestos-induced cancers, and on ‘cracking the code’ of cancer using gene sequencing to provide new targets for therapy. He is an acknowledged world leader in his field and has won numerous prestigious scientific awards, including the international Wagner Medal, awards from the RACP, AMA and TSANZ and the Premier’s Science Award. In 2013 he was named Western Australian of the Year.

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