Professor Bruce Gregory Robinson AM

Professor and Dean
Medicine, Northern Clinical School
Kolling Institute of Medical Research

A27 - Edward Ford Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Research interests

Professor Bruce Robinson was appointed Dean of Sydney Medical School in 2007. As Dean, he leads one of the largest medical schools in Australia and the most research-intensive faculty within the University of Sydney. Sydney Medical School has more than 3000 academic faculty members and teaches over 5000 students across undergraduate medical sciences, medicine, postgraduate professional courses and higher research degrees.

Professor Robinson is an Endocrinologist. His research has focused on identifying genetic changes which either predispose or directly cause endocrine tumours, and among other highlights has been the formation of an international consortium of families from around the world to study medullary thyroid carcinoma and phaeochromocytoma. He has been head of the Cancer Genetics Unit at the Kolling Institute of Medical research, Royal North Shore Hospital, since 1989. He continues to practice at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital.

Professor Robinson has supervised 37 PhD students and has more than 250 research publications.

Since 2001, he has been Chairman of Hoc Mai Foundation, a major program in medical and health education and exchange with Vietnam. He is a Board Member of the Woolcock Institute, the ANZAC Research Institute and the Centenary Institute for Cancer Research. He is also Board Member of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (South-Eastern Division) and is Chair of RFDS Medical Advisory Committee.

PhD and Masters' project opportunities

Genetics of endocrine tumours.