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DR Mark Shackleton




  • Dr Mark Shackleton is a Medical Oncologist and Group Leader of the Melanoma Research Laboratory at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. After training in medical oncology in Melbourne and at the Ludwig Institute, Dr. Shackleton did his PhD at the WEHI and post-doctoral work at the University of Michigan, publishing widely in journals such as Nature, Cell and the New England Journal of Medicine. A winner of the 2006 Victorian Premier’s Award for Medical Research and a 2010 NHMRC Achievement Award, Dr Shackleton is a current Pfizer Australia Senior Research Fellow and a Fellow of the Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation. His laboratory at Peter Mac focuses on understanding mechanisms of melanoma initiation and propagation.   


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