2013 - PhD, Molecular Genetics, Kings College London, UK.
2009 - MSc, Molecular Genetics, Kings College London, UK.
2006 - BA, Human Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.
2015 - Cancer Institute New South Wales Early Career Fellowship
2013 - Gottesmann-Shields Award for the best PhD across SGDP Department, King’s College London, UK
2012 - Tadion Rideal Prize for the best biomedical PhD across King’s College London, UK
2008 - MRC Studentship for MSc/PhD course at King’s College London, UK
Travel awards and prizes for oral and poster presentations at local and international conferences
|Title of Project||Role in Project||Funding Organisation||Start Date||Duration||Total Grant Amount AUD$|
A novel predictive epigenetic test to correctly select men for prostate cancer focal therapy
|CIA||Cancer Council New South Wales||2018||2 years||$300,000|
New opportunities to distinguish low risk from high risk prostate cancer: epigenetic changes in the prostate cancer microenvironment
The research in Ruth's group focuses primarily on the role of epigenetics in the prostate tumour microenvironment. Their goal is to use this epigenetic information to improve cancer diagnosis and prognosis, so that patients can receive the correct treatment.