Bruce Robinson

Professor, MD W.Aust., DTM&H Liv., FRACP, FRCP

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 9277 Citations
  • 49 h-Index
1992 …2022
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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

Consultant Physician, Respiratory medicine, Sir Charles Gardner Hospital
Research Scientist, Tumour Immunology Group, University of Western Australia. Regularly speaking at major international meetings & has made numerous media appearances relating to science.
Lectures, seminars and clinical teaching to 3rd-6th year medical students
Co-founder and Director of the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases [www.ncard.org], Chairs the State Health Research Advisory Council [www.shrac.health.wa.gov.au]
Co-founder and director of the International Skills and Training Institute in Health [www.istih.org], a philanthropic organization which provides services and training in disaster situations within the Asian region.

Teaching overview

35 years experience in teaching medical students, including new programs in communication skills [‘how to break bad news to patients'] and in medical research through lecturing, seminars and clinical teaching. He has also initiated teaching weekends and medical teacher development days. Winner of 3 UWA Medical School Teacher-of-the-Year awards.

Research

Co-leader of a large research team studying cancer immunology and asbestos diseases. The team have made many discoveries, including the first blood test for mesothelioma and have conducted many world-first treatments, including Australia's first cancer gene therapy trial.

Languages

Fluent:
English, Indonesian
Basic understanding:
Italian, French

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Immunology
  • Respiratory medicine

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Research Output 1992 2019

Immunotherapy strategies for mesothelioma–the role of tumor specific neoantigens in a new era of precision medicine

Ye, L., Ma, S., Robinson, B. W. & Creaney, J., 1 Feb 2019, In : Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine. 13, 2, p. 181-192 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Precision Medicine
Immunotherapy
Mesothelioma
Neoplasms
Therapeutics

Inhibition of collagen production delays malignant mesothelioma tumor growth in a murine model

Abayasiriwardana, K. S., Wood, M. K., Prêle, C. M., Birnie, K. A., Robinson, B. W., Laurent, G. J., McAnulty, R. J. & Mutsaers, S. E., 5 Mar 2019, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 510, 2, p. 198-204 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumors
Collagen
Mesothelioma
Growth
Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical guidance for radioiodine refractory differentiated thyroid cancer

Gild, M. L., Topliss, D. J., Learoyd, D., Parnis, F., Tie, J., Hughes, B., Walsh, J. P., McLeod, D. S. A., Clifton-Bligh, R. J. & Robinson, B. G., 1 Apr 2018, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 88, 4, p. 529-537 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Thyroid Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Phase III Clinical Trials
Disease-Free Survival
Phosphotransferases

Combination immune checkpoint blockade as an effective therapy for mesothelioma

Fear, V., Tilsed, C. M., Chee, H. E. J., Forbes, C., Casey, T., Solin, J., Lansley, S., Lesterhuis, W., Dick, I., Nowak, A., Robinson, B., Lake, R. & Fisher, S., 30 Jul 2018, In : Oncolmmunology. 14 p., e1494111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mesothelioma
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Asbestos
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
27 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Molecular Analysis of Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinomas

The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, 9 Apr 2018, In : Cancer Cell. 33, 4, p. 721-735.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasms
Genome
Chromosomal Instability
Rectum

Projects 1996 2022