Australian Melanoma Family Study

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Summary

A range of PhD and Masters research projects in cancer epidemiology are available within the Australian Melanoma Family Study. This case-control-family study aims to determine the genetic and environmental risk factors for melanoma, especially for early-onset disease

Supervisor(s)

Dr Anne Cust

Research Location

Camperdown - School of Public Health

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

PhD and Masters research projects could include studying specific genetic and environmental causes of melanoma, determining lifetime risk of disease using penetrance analysis, and designing and testing interventions to reduce the incidence of melanoma

Additional Information

The student will be based with the Cancer Epidemiology and Services Research group, Sydney School of Public Health, supervised by Dr Anne Cust

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Keywords

Cancer, melanoma, epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, sun exposure, phenotype, Sunlight, case-control study, etiology, screening, health outcomes, skin

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1304