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Prof

Mark Jenkins

Nhmrc Professorial Fellow
risk factors
colorectal cancer
epidemiology
prevention
screening
bowel cancer
genomics
early detection
Lynch syndrome
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Prof

Mark Jenkins

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Precision prevention and early detection of bowel cancer
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Prof

Mark Jenkins

 

Professor Jenkins is the Director of the Centre for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Population & Global Health, and he is a Group leader in the Centre for Cancer Research. He is an epidemiologist with 20 years' experience in the design, conduct, and analysis of studies examining the role of genetic and environmental causes of cancer, and the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer, particularly in screening participation.

He is the Chief Investigator of the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence: Reducing the Burden of Colorectal Cancer by Optimising Screening. He is Principal Investigator of the NIH funded international collaboration: Colon Cancer Family Registry Cohort, and is the Chief Investigator of the Worldwide study of Cancer Risks for Lynch syndrome. He currently teaches at postgraduate level, a course in Genetic Epidemiology. He is a member of the Clinical Advisory Group for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Projects

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53

Projects

Project Types


40

Research Grant


13

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

1990

Victorian Health Promotion Student Scholarship (3 years)

VicHealth

1

Award

Credentials

Positions


Nhmrc Professorial Fellow

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Member

University of Melbourne Cancer Research Centre

Editorial Board

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention

Member

International Society of Inherited Gastrointestinal Tumours

Director

University of Melbourne Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science

Monash University