Prof Bruce Robinson
Bruce Robinson is a physician and Professor of Medicine at the University of Western Australia and the Director of an NHMRC Centre of research Excellence. His main interests have been cancer immunology (particularly the study of neo-antigens and their translational use) and asbestos-induced cancers (biomarkers, genetics, immunology and novel therapies).
The Centre of research Excellence team members are experienced in many areas including cancer gene sequencing-defined tumour antigens, transgenic mouse models, tumour biomarkers, systems biology, drug repurposing and novel immunotherapy approaches that have led to ten world first clinical trials. He has published >200 scientific papers, >50 invited book chapters, numerous key invited reviews in top journals and 2 scientific books.
He has received the international Wagner Medal, AMA, TSANZ and RACP medals and the Premier’s Science and Saint Awards. He received an Order of Australia, and was Western Australian of the Year in 2013.
He has also written 3 best-selling books on fathering, provides volunteer medical services during disasters in Asia and was an All-Australian footballer. He is married with 3 children.