Professor Graham Mann

Director, The John Curtin School of Medical Research
ANU College of Health and Medicine


Professor Graham Mann is Director of the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, and a principal investigator at Melanoma Institute Australia, University of Sydney. He co-leads a highly translational research program on melanoma supported by NHMRC Program and Centre for Research Excellence grants. This program is engaged in all aspects of melanoma control, from the genetics of melanoma risk and its environmental and psychological aspects, to the use of molecular markers and targets to improve the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma. As co-PI of the Australian Melanoma Genome Project he is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC). He holds project/program grants worth $5.6m for 2019, $3.8m as CI-A or program co-PI. With a H-index of 47 his 210 primary research papers, excluding a further 38 authored as part of large consortia, have been cited more than 8,500 times.

  • 2017 NSW Premier’s Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research
  • 2014 NSW Premier’s Wildfire Award for highly-cited research
  • Professor J A Young Medal 2010 for excellence in research and service to the University of Sydney
  • 2009 NSW Premier’s Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research
  • RACP Roche Fellowship 1987
  • University of Sydney Medical Foundation Scholarship 1987-8
  • Charles Gilbert Heydon Travelling Fellowship in the Biological Sciences 1987-8


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