Medical Oncologist and Laboratory Head, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Associate Professor Clare Scott is a Medical Oncologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Women’s Hospital and Laboratory Head at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, studying drug resistance in ovarian cancer. She has 15 years experience in clinical cancer genetics, including working in Familial Cancer Clinics and in treating breast and ovarian cancer. In the lab, she focuses on ovarian biology, including the role of apoptosis in infertility and on developing targeted therapies for ovarian cancer in novel ovarian cancer models. She has been awarded a Clinical Fellowship from the Victorian Cancer Agency (2011) and the Sir Edward Dunlop Cancer Research Fellow from the Cancer Council Victoria (2012).

Experience

  • –present
    Laboratory Head, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research