Dr. Amelia McCartney

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Dr Amelia McCartney BSc BA (Hons) MBBS FRACP


Dr Amelia McCartney is a medical oncologist who obtained her medical degree from the University of Sydney in 2004. Prior to her medical studies, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University. She completed her specialist training in Victoria in centres including Epworth Freemasons, the Peter MacCallum
Cancer Centre, University Hospital Geelong and Royal Melbourne Hospital.

She completed a four‐year fellowship in translational and clinical breast cancer research under the supervision and mentorship of Dr Angelo Di Leo in Prato, Italy. Dr McCartney’s particular areas of research interest are the discovery and trialling of biomarkers related to prognosis and early response to treatment, mechanisms of treatment resistance, and
strategies of safely de‐escalating breast cancer therapies. Research relating to her fellowship have been presented at international meetings including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress, the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and the American Association
for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting. She is a serving member of several international collaborative trial committees under the auspices of the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) and the Breast International Group (BIG).

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=bEJm‐‐0AAAAJ
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000‐0003‐0411‐0736
ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amelia_Mccartney

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