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Professor Ian Davis MB BS PhD FRACP FAChPM is a medical oncologist, cancer immunologist, clinician-scientist, and NHMRC Practitioner Fellow. He is Professor of Medicine, Monash University and Eastern Health, and Head of the Eastern Health Clinical School (EHCS), where he is responsible for all clinical research within Eastern Health through the Monash Eastern Clinical Research Unit (ECRU). He holds honorary appointments with the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (formerly Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research) and Austin Health, and is an Associate Professor of the University of Melbourne, and Associate of the University of Sydney. His primary clinical interests are in urologic cancer and in melanoma, and his primary research interests are in cancer immunology and the biology of urologic cancers. He heads the Uro-oncology Laboratory at EHCS in which basic and translational research occurs in prostate cancer, and leads the Eastern Health genitourinary cancer clinical trial program. Prof Davis is the founder of the Urologic Oncology Group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), member of COSA Council, and previously COSA Board director. He is founder of the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group Ltd (ANZUP). He is chair of the ANZUP Board and of its Scientific Advisory Committee. Prof Davis has published over 220 papers, attracted over $24M in grant funding, and been involved in over 175 clinical trials for which he was global or site Principal Investigator in over 100.

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Projects 2012 2021

Out with Cancer: LGBTI experiences of cancer survivorship and care

Ussher, J. M., Perz, J., Hickey, M., Chambers, S. K., Dowsett, G. W., Robinson, K., Boydell, K., Davis, I., Parton, C., Anazodo, A. & McDonald, F.


Project: Research

Centre for Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship (CRE-PCS)

Chambers, S. K., Newton, R. U., Scuffham, P., Baade, P., Galvao, D. A., Dunn, J., Smith, D., Wittert, G. A., Davis, I. & Gardiner, F.


Project: Research

Research Output 2003 2018

A cross-sectional survey of data presentation and its effect on interpretation

Way, A., Earnest, A., Loh, E., Koh, H., Davis, I., Hamley, L. & Evans, S., Feb 2018, p. 15-15. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Active surveillance of men with low risk prostate cancer: evidence from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry - Victoria

Evans, M. A., Millar, J. L., Earnest, A., Frydenberg, M., Davis, I. D., Murphy, D. G., Kearns, P. A. & Evans, S. M., 4 Jun 2018, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 208, 10, p. 439-443 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Answering Questions and Questioning Answers: More Evidence To Guide Decision-making About Chemohormonal Therapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Davis, I. D., Jun 2018, In : European Urology. 73, 6, p. 856-858 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Development of indicators to assess quality of care for prostate cancer

Nag, N., Millar, J., Davis, I. D., Costello, S., Duthie, J. B., Mark, S., Delprado, W., Smith, D., Pryor, D., Galvin, D., Sullivan, F., Murphy, Á. C., Roder, D., Elsaleh, H., Currow, D., White, C., Skala, M., Moretti, K. L., Walker, T., De Ieso, P. & 5 othersBrooks, A., Heathcote, P., Frydenberg, M., Thavaseelan, J. & Evans, S. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : European Urology Focus. 4, 1, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Interpolation to define clinical tumor stage in prostate cancer using clinical description of digital rectal examination

Evans, S. M., Murphy, D. G., Davis, I. D., Sengupta, S., Borzeshi, E. Z., Sampurno, F. & Millar, J. L., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review