Associate Professor Georgina Long

Principal Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Surgery, Central Clinical School
Sydney Melanoma Unit

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Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Dr Georgina Long BSc PhD MBBS FRACP is a clinical researcher and Medical Oncologist at Melanoma Institute Australia, University of Sydney, Australia. She was a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar at Scripps Research Institute. She is an investigator on Phase I, II and III clinical trials in adjuvant and metastatic melanoma, and, with her colleagues at Westmead, spear-headed the investigation of BRAF inhibitor activity in the brain. She is chief investigator on NHMRC funded research into the molecular biology of melanoma, with a particular focus on clinical and biomarker correlates of systemic therapy sensitivity and resistance. Since commencing at Melanoma Institute Australia in 2009, she has authored multiple publications in clinical and translational research in melanoma, and is a regular invited speaker at international conferences.

International links

United States. (M.D Anderson, Harvard, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Washington University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Pennsylvania, John Wayne Cancer Centre) Collaborations across multiple USA institutions including both clinical and translational studies of melanoma epidemiology, prognosis, resistance/response to systemic therapies.