Finding cures for children's genetic diseases

About Us

Rosemary Balleine Leader, Cancer Pathology Research Group

Professor Rosemary Balleine MB BS (Hons) PhD FRCPA is Leader of the Cancer Pathology Research Group at CMRI. She a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, having specialised in Anatomical Pathology, and obtained a PhD from the University of Sydney in 1998 for research into hormone-resistant breast cancer.

Professor Balleine has worked for over 15 years as a Research Pathologist in translational cancer research. She is currently Co-Deputy Director of the Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre, a major initiative funded by the Cancer Institute NSW.

Immediately prior to joining CMRI, Professor Balleine was Clinical Director of Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology at the Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research at Westmead. Her research expertise includes molecular profiling of cancer, familial cancer and pharmacogenomics.