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Clinical Director of Mackenzie Cancer Research Group
Medical Oncologist

BMedSc MD(Otago) FRACP


Oncology Service
Christchurch Hospital
Private Bag 4710
New Zealand

Current Roles

  • Medical Oncologist, Christchurch Hospital
  • Co-convenor professional development thread, 4th and 5th year medicine
  • Chair of Canterbury Comprehensive Cancer Centre, linking scientists and clinicians managing cancer

Research Interests

  • Clinical Director of the Mackenzie Cancer Research Group
  • Director: Cancer Society Tissue Bank
  • Clinical trials for cancer patients


Topham, B., de Vries, M., Nonis, M., van Berkel, R., Pullar, J. M., Magon, N. J., Vissers, M. C. M., Currie, M. J., Robinson, B. A., Gibbs, D., Ang, A., & Dachs, G. U. (2024). Blood vitamin C levels of patients receiving immunotherapy and relationship to monocyte subtype and epigenetic modification. Epigenomes, 8, 17. doi: 10.3390/epigenomes8020017 Journal - Research Article

de Vries, M., Stewart, T., Ireton, T., Keelan, K., Jordan, J., Robinson, B. A., & Dachs, G. U. (2023). Patients’ and carers’ priorities for cancer research in Aotearoa/New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 18(8), e0290321. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0290321 Journal - Research Article

Hakkaart, C., Pearson, J. F., Marquart, L., Dennis, J., Wiggins, G. A. R., Barnes, D. R., Robinson, B. A., Mace, P. D., … Walker, L. C. (2022). Copy number variants as modifiers of breast cancer risk for BRCA1/BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers. Communications Biology, 5, 1061. doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03978-6 Journal - Research Article

Crake, R. L. I., Burgess, E. R., Wiggins, G. A. R., Magon, N. J., Das, A. B., Vissers, M. C. M., Morrin, H. R., Royds, J. A., Slatter, T. L., Robinson, B. A., Phillips, E., & Dachs, G. U. (2022). Ascorbate content of clinical glioma tissues is related to tumour grade and to global levels of 5-hydroxymethyl cytosine. Scientific Reports, 12, 14845. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-19032-8 Journal - Research Article

Leong, T. W., McCook, G., Frampton, C. M. A., Robinson, B. A., & James, M. L. (2022). Adjuvant nodal field radiation in resected stage III melanoma: A single-centre retrospective study in Christchurch, New Zealand. Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Oncology, 66, 1003-1013. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.13438 Journal - Research Article

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