Professor Gail Risbridger

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Professor Gail Risbridger
Research Director MCCC

Professor Gail Risbridger played an integral role in the establishment of both the Monash Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MCCC) and Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre. Prof Risbridger is an NH&MRC Research Fellow and a career academic and researcher who has > 20 years experience in Prostate Cancer research and Men’s Health.

As head of an internationally recognised research team of scientists and clinicians working on prostate cancer and Andrology related projects within the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at Monash University, she is one of Australia’s leading prostate cancer researchers, with particular interest in the biology of stromal-epithelial cell interactions in normal and tumour tissue using tissue recombination, animal and human specimens. She pioneered the use of stem cells for recombination studies combining stem cell biology with endocrinology.