Jim Whittle-Achievements

Jim Whittle-Achievements



Selected awards

2020 Corcoran award, WEHI  

2018 Basic Science Scholar – The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium  

2016 MSD Hubert Stuerzl Memorial Education Award


Selected grants and funding 

2021 – 2024: MRFF Neurofibromatosis: “Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour Genomics in Neurofibromatosis 1 (MaGeN)” 

2021 – 2024: MRFF Brain Cancer Suvivorship: “Responding to need: Technology enhanced brain cancer survivorship” 

2021: Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Research Establishment Fellowship: “Circulating tumour DNA as a non-invasive biomarker of recurrence in low grade glioma” 

2020: Cancer Council Victoria (CCV), Postdoctoral Fellowship: “Targeting cell survival pathways in breast cancer” 


Service to the community  

2020 – present, Management Committee, Cooperative Group for Neuro Oncology (COGNO)   

2020 – present, Chair, Outreach and Education Committee, Cooperative Group for Neuro Oncology (COGNO)

2020 – present, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC), Accelerate Novel Therapies Committee

2017 – 2019, Chair, Young Oncologists Group of Australia