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Prof. Peter Leedman

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Director of Research

Phone: +61 *********  
Email: p***@***.au
Local Address: , Western Australia, Australia
Royal Perth Hospital
6 Selby Street
Shenton Park , Western Australia 6008
Australia

Company Description: Royal Perth Hospital was the first Hospital established in Western Australia, and is its largest teaching hospital. It is one of Australia's largest and busiest...   more
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Employment History

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  • PhD
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rph.health.wa.gov.au, 27 May 2015 [cached]
Director of Research:Peter Leedman
Ethics Office
Phone: (08) 9224 2292 Email:rph.hrec@health.wa.gov.au
WAIMR - Peter Leedman
www.waimr.uwa.edu.au, 23 Nov 2013 [cached]
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Peter Leedman Professor Peter Leedman
Phone: +61 8 9224 0323 Email:peter.leedman@waimr.uwa.edu.au
Professor Peter Leedman completed medicine at the University of Western Australia (UWA), then trained in endocrinology at Royal Melbourne Hospital in the mid-1980s. He completed his PhD at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne with Len Harrison on autoimmune thyroid disease from 1987-1991. From 1991-1994 he was a Lucille P Markey Fellow with Bill Chin, a Howard Hughes Investigator in the Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women's hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston where he worked on the molecular mechanisms of thyroid hormone action.
He returned to Perth in 1994 as a Senior Lecturer in Medicine at UWA and became a Professor in 2003. Professor Leedman is Head of the Laboratory for Cancer Medicine and Deputy Director of WAIMR. He is also an endocrinologist and Director of Research at Royal Perth Hospital.
He has had a long-term interest in understanding how hormones act at the molecular level, with a focus on RNA biology and interactions between RNA and proteins, and how this information can be harnessed to personalise cancer therapy. His laboratory has focused on the mechanisms regulating expression of key therapeutic targets in hormone-dependent cancers (breast and prostate cancer) and more recently in poor prognostic tumors, including head and neck cancer and colon cancer. His team has identified key functional roles for a number of miRNAs in these tumors and uncovered several new membersof a complex network of RNA-binding nuclear receptor hormone coregulators. His laboratory is focused on applying advances in understanding these molecular mechanisms to the development of novel therapeutics.
WAIMR - The WAIMR Team
www.waimr.uwa.edu.au, 23 Nov 2013 [cached]
Peter Leedman Professor Peter Leedman
WAIMR - Board of Directors
www.waimr.uwa.edu.au, 23 Nov 2013 [cached]
Professor Peter Leedman
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www.australianprostatecentre.org, 9 July 2013 [cached]
APCRC - Q Seminar Series Event - Featuring Professor Peter Leedman | More Details APCRC - Q Seminar Series Event - Featuring Professor Peter Leedman - Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland
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Featuring the research of Professor Peter Leedman of the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, The University of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital.
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Peter Leedman
"MicroRNAs, nuclear receptors and prostate cancer"
Professor Peter Leedman
Winthrop Professor of Medicine School of Medicine and Pharmacology
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Peter Leedman is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Western Australia, Director of Translational Research at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR), Endocrinologist and Director of Research at Royal Perth Hospital. His laboratory has focused on the mechanisms regulating expression of key therapeutic targets in hormone-dependent cancer, including the androgen receptor. His team has uncovered several new members of a complex network of RNA-binding nuclear receptor hormone coregulators and focused on the functional role of specific microRNAs in cancer, including prostate cancer.
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