Barry Iacopetta

Professor, BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M504), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 9478 Citations
  • 56 h-Index
1982 …2018
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Personal profile


Professor Barry Iacopetta completed his PhD at The University of Western Australia and postdoctoral work in Switzerland. Since returning to Australia, he has established a laboratory dedicated to translational cancer research. He collaborates with local, national and international colleagues in this field.

Roles and responsibilities

BSc PhD W.Aust.

Teaching overview

Lecturer in oncobiology and cancer genetics


Epidemiology, genetics, pathology and molecular oncology research into colorectal cancer


Fluent English and French


  • Molecular predictive markers for bowel cancer treatment
  • Population-based screening for familial bowel cancer
  • Stratification of early stage bowel cancer
  • The anti-tumour immune response

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Research Output 1982 2018

Clinical implementation of personalised medicine for six high priority WA cancers

Humphries, T., Robinson, C., Giardina, T., Nowak, A., Robinson, S., Iacopetta, B., Stewart, C., Meniawy, T., Kumarasinghe, P., Wood, B., Thomas, C., De Boer, B., Leung, Y., Robbins, P., Van Hazel, G., Ferguson, T., Raftopoulos, S., Millward, M. & Amanuel, B., Nov 2018, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 14, p. 157-158 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

95 Downloads (Pure)

Clinical value of cancer stem cell markers in colorectal cancer

Miller, T. J., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Colorectal Neoplasms
SOXB1 Transcription Factors
Drug Therapy
11 Citations (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

Determinants of variability of five programmed death ligand-1 immunohistochemistry assays in non-small cell lung cancer samples

Soo, R. A., Lim, J. S. Y., Asuncion, B. R., Fazreen, Z., Herrera, M. C., Omar, M. F. M., Phuong, N. H. D., Seet, J. E., Amanuel, B., Iacopetta, B., Byrne, D., Hendry, S., Fox, S. & Soong, R., 1 Jan 2018, In : Oncotarget. 9, 6, p. 6841-6851 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Tumor Escape
Neoplastic Stem Cells
Disease Progression
8 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of next generation sequencing technology for somatic mutation detection in routine laboratory practice

Giardina, T., Robinson, C., Grieu-Iacopetta, F., Millward, M., Iacopetta, B., Spagnolo, D. & Amanuel, B., 1 Jun 2018, In : Pathology. 50, 4, p. 389-401 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Frequency
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

Projects 1996 2011