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Marliese Alexander

Honorary
The Sir Peter Maccallum Department Of Oncology
lung cancer
blood clots
pulmonary embolism
NSCLC
deep vein thrombosis
SCLC
arterial thrombosis
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
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Ms

Marliese Alexander

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Thoracic malignancies
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Marliese Alexander

 

Dr Alexander is a Senior Pharmacist and Research Fellow at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She has been recognised as an emerging leader in pharmacy and cancer research, with leadership appointments including Manager of the Peter Mac Pharmacy Research Program (2017), Grade 4 pharmacist appointment (2018, advanced practitioner according to Victorian EBA), Scientific Advisory Committee of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) National Translational Research Collaborative (2018-2019), Board member of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP, 2016-ongoing), and Honorary Research Fellow of the Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology The University of Melbourne (2018-ongoing).

Her research interests are focused on personalised and risk-adapted therapies including primary clot prevention during anticancer therapy, precision dosing of anticancer therapies, and outcomes among patients with thoracic malignancies treated with targeted and non-targeted cancer therapeutics. She currently hold research fellowships awarded by the Victorian Cancer Agency and Peter Mac Foundation.

Projects

Displaying the 2 most recent projects by Marliese Alexander.

Additional Information

FELLOWSHIP AND GRANT FUNDING Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation Endowment Fund Grant “Australian registry for ROS1 rearranged non-small cell lung cancer - a framework for prospective collection of clinical data and consent to access biospecimens” ($36k 2019-2020, PI) Victorian Cancer Agency Early Career Health Services Research Fellowship “Towards precision medicine for the prevention of cancer-associated thromboembolism” ($300,000 – 2018-2020, CIA) International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners Research Grant “Targeted thromboprophylaxis for cancer patients at high risk of thromboembolism” (

0,000 – 2017-2018, CIA) Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Clinician-Researcher Fellowship “A prospective randomised controlled pilot study to determine the efficacy and safety of targeted thromboprophylaxis in adult ambulatory care cancer patients at high risk of thromboembolism” ($33,000 per year for 3 years 2017-2020, CIA) Cancer Council Victoria Summer Student Scholarship Program “Infective outcomes with subcutaneous versus intravenous formulations of trastuzumab and rituximab for the treatment of cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis (
,800 to fund student for six week research placement 2018, Primary Supervisor) Cancer Council Victoria Summer Student Scholarship Program “Cardiac monitoring practices and outcomes for patients undergoing treatment with cardiotoxic cancer agents, including anthracyclines and HER-2 targeted agents” (
,800 to fund student for six week research placement 2017, Primary Supervisor) Monash University Australian Post Graduate Award “Overall survival and thromboembolic risk prediction in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer” ($25,000 per year for 3 years 2014-2017, PhD) COVIDIEN VTE Management and Prevention Scholarship Program “Thrombogenic risk profiling of lung cancer patients” ($20,000 – 2013, Co-I) Victorian Department of Health Project Grant “A preliminary report to inform the development of a state-wide Victorian framework for access to specialist cancer clinics and chemotherapy day services” (
10,000 – 2014-2015, Co-I) Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Caner Service Project Grant “Development and promulgation of safe handling and distribution guidelines for “new” anticancer molecules by hospital personnel including pharmacy, nursing and medical personnel” ($80,000 – 2013-2014, Co-I)

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 42 most recent scholarly works by Marliese Alexander.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Finalist - Public Health Researcher

Premier's Awards for Health and Medical Research

2018

Lea Medal for Excellent Emerging Women Researchers

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

2015

Minister for Health's Award for Excellence in Cancer Care (team award, surgical thromboembolism prevention)

Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

2014

Australian Post Graduate Award

Monash University

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Honorary

The Sir Peter Maccallum Department Of Oncology

Board Member

International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP)

Survey Research Advisory Group 2016/Current, General Member 2013/Current

Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA)

General Member

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

National Translational Research Collaborative Scientific Advisory Committee 2018/19; General Member 2010/Current

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)

Education

Education


Data Science Specialisation

University of California Los Angeles

Doctor of Philosophy

Monash University

Master of Public Health

Monash University

Graduate Certificate Pharmacy Practice

Monash University

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

La Trobe University

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