Paul McMurrick

Assoc Professor

1993 …2020
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Associate Professor Paul McMurrick

Paul is a specialist colorectal surgeon who trained at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and then undertook the international fellowship in colorectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota USA. He was a visiting surgeon at the Alfred Hospital 1988-89, visiting surgeon and head of colorectal surgical services at Southern Health 1998-2005, and has been in clinical practice at Cabrini Hospital since 1997. He is the Fröhlich West Chair and Head of the Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, currently the speciality group leader for colorectal surgery at Cabrini Health. He is the tumour group stream leader for colorectal cancer for the Monash Partners Academic Health Science, federal councillor of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), a member of the working committee of the binational colorectal cancer audit, and executive clinical representative of the Cancer Council Victoria and was a councillor of the International Society of Digestive Surgery 2010-2014. He was the Roger Dozois Visiting Professor at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota 2012.

Paul is a fellow of the CSSANZ, a specialist colorectal surgeon with speciality interest in minimally invasive treatment of bowel or colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and anorectal disease. He has been approved for recertification by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia for colonoscopy.

Research area keywords

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colon Cancer

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 1993 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecular signature of interleukin-22 in colon carcinoma cells and organoid models

Rudloff, I., Jardé, T., Bachmann, M., Elgass, K. D., Kerr, G., Engel, R., Richards, E., Oliva, K., Wilkins, S., McMurrick, P. J., Abud, H. E., Mühl, H. & Nold, M. F., Feb 2020, In : Translational Research. 216, p. 1-22 22 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Immunohistochemistry testing for mismatch repair deficiency in Stage 2 colon cancer: A cohort study of two cancer centres

Grant, M., Haydon, A., Au, L., Wilkins, S., Oliva, K., Segelov, E., Antill, Y., Carne, P., Ranchod, P., Polglase, A., Farmer, C., Chin, M., Wale, R., Simpson, P., Bell, S., Skinner, S., McMurrick, P. & Shapiro, J., 1 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Surgery. 51, p. 71-75 5 p.

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Surgical outcome after standard abdominoperineal resection: A 15-year cohort study from a single cancer centre

Wilkins, S., Yap, R., Loon, K., Staples, M., Oliva, K., Ruggiero, B., McMurrick, P. & Carne, P., 1 Dec 2018, In : Annals of Medicine and Surgery. 36, p. 83-89 7 p.

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Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

The ALCCaS Trial: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Quality of Life Following Laparoscopic Versus Open Colectomy for Colon Cancer

McCombie, A. M., Frizelle, F., Bagshaw, P. F., Frampton, C. M., Hewett, P. J., McMurrick, P. J., Rieger, N., Solomon, M. J., Stevenson, A. R. & On behalf of the ALCCaS Trial group, 1 Oct 2018, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 61, 10, p. 1156-1162 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

New Monoclonal Antibodies to Defined Cell Surface Proteins on Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

O'Brien, C. M., Chy, H. S., Zhou, Q., Blumenfeld, S., Lambshead, J. W., Liu, X., Kie, J., Capaldo, B. D., Chung, T-L., Adams, T. E., Phan, T., Bentley, J. D., McKinstry, W. J., Oliva, K., McMurrick, P. J., Wang, Y-C., Rossello, F. J., Lindeman, G. J., Chen, D., Jarde, T. & 7 others, Clark, A. T., Abud, H. E., Visvader, J. E., Nefzger, C. M., Polo, J. M., Loring, J. F. & Laslett, A. L., 1 Mar 2017, In : Stem Cells. 35, 3, p. 626-640 15 p.

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Open Access