Dr Tu Nguyen-Dumont
Senior Research Fellow
NBCF Career Development Fellow
Tu is a cancer geneticist/genomicist and bioinformatician.. She is a Senior Research Fellow in the Precision Medicine group, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University. She holds an Honorary Research Fellow position in the Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research.
Tu completed a PhD in breast cancer genetics in the Genetic Cancer Susceptibility group at the International Agency for Research on Cancer/World Health Organization (IARC/WHO, France), during which she received a PhD scholarship from Fondation de France and a Special Trainee Award from IARC/WHO.
In 2011, she was awarded a Komen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, which allowed her to gain international research experience by moving to Melbourne and training at the Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory.
In 2017, Tu was awarded a National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Career Development Fellowship. Her program of research is aimed at changing clinical practice by bringing into the mainstream gene-panel testing and the interpretation of data. Genetic sequence data will provide a personalised platform upon which clinicians can increase the precision of risk assessment and offer evidence-based risk management strategies.
Tu currently supervises 3 PhD students and one undergraduate UROP student.
School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Translational Research Facility, Level 7
Clayton VIC 3168
Ph:+61 3 8572 238
The University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Level 10, 305 Grattan Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000