Professor Pamela Russell

Professor Pamela Russell


Head of Biomedical Imaging and Prostate Cancer Models
Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland, Queensland University of Technology
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Highly creative scientist, Professor Pam Russell, initiated cyclophosphamide therapy for autoimmunity and is internationally recognized for generating urological cancer models for study. She directed the Oncology Research Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney for 17 years, published 200 papers, patents, procured $34m in grants and mentored postgraduates and 30 postdoctoral fellows. Discoveries include antibodies to diagnose and image prostate cancer and innovative gene therapy. Regularly invited to collaborate, present worldwide, contribute book chapters, edit specialist journals, review and join global scientific committees, she founded the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, interacting with public groups. Awards include Australian honours for research contributions.

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