About the School

The School of Cancer Medicine is located within the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, embedded within the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre at the Austin Hospital. Researchers and clinicians work together to translate scientific discovery into new treatments for the ultimate benefit of patients with cancer.


Key research programs include 

All research activities are enhanced and supported by outstanding platform technologies, infrastructure, facilities, and technical expertise. The School's significant contributions to basic discovery, translational research and clinical trials are enhanced through strong collaborative research and joint research training with LIMS scientists. 

Professor Matthias Ernst is the inaugural Head of School of Cancer Medicine, and Scientific Director, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute.