Melanie McCoy


  • The University of Western Australia (M509), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Melanie McCoy is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Colorectal Cancer Research Group at St John of God Subiaco Hospital and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow within the UWA Medical School.  Her primary research focus is on investigating biomarkers of prognosis and treatment response in colorectal cancer, with a particular interest in tumour immunology.  Current projects include evaluating biomarkers of colorectal cancer metastasis, investigating the role of the immune system in influencing chemoradiotherapy response in rectal cancer and research into immune control of dormant tumours.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Tumour Immunology, PhD, The effect of chemotherapy on the anti-tumour immune response in patients with thoracic malignancies, The University of Western Australia

26 Feb 200727 Jun 2011

Award Date: 27 Jun 2011

External positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, St John of God Subiaco Hospital

31 Oct 2011 → …

Research expertise keywords

  • Tumour immunology
  • Colorectal cancer


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