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Amelia Parker

Amelia Parker

Senior Research Officer
Matrix and Metastasis Lab

Dr Amelia Parker completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and Science (Biochemistry) degree at the University of Sydney before undertaking her PhD with the Children’s Cancer Institute and University of New South Wales investigating the role of microtubule proteins in lung cancer aggressiveness.

Amelia furthered her interest in translational lung cancer research during her postdoctoral training at the National Cancer Institute, USA with Dr Curtis Harris focussing on biomarkers and mechanisms of lung cancer progression.

Within the Garvan Institute of Medical Research’s Matrix and Metastasis Lab led by Associate Professor Thomas Cox, Amelia is applying her interdisciplinary expertise to further our understanding of the role of the extracellular matrix in lung cancer development and aggressiveness.