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Anne Cust

The University of Sydney


Associate Professor Anne Cust is an epidemiologist who heads the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research group, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, and is affiliated with the Melanoma Institute Australia. She is currently the recipient of Career Development Fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Cancer Institute NSW. Her qualifications include a PhD from The University of Sydney and the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France, MPH(Hons) from The University of Sydney, BSc from The University of Queensland and BA from The University of Queensland.

Research Interest

Dr Cust's main research aims are to identify causes of cancer, improve early diagnosis and prevention of cancer, and improve the health outcomes of people with cancer. She studies both genetic causes of cancer as well as nongenetic causes such as lifestyle, behaviours and the environment. Most of her research is collaborative, working with other researchers, clinicians, laboratory researchers and policy makers. Her main research focus is on melanoma and her research has a strong translational focus.

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