19972020

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Biography

Dr Renea Taylor is a Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University. She graduated with a PhD in Reproductive Endocrinology in 2003 at Monash University and completed her postdoctoral training in Stem Cell Biology at the Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories. She pursued her research interest in hormone-dependent cancer, specialising in prostate cancer. The focus of her research program is the hormonal regulation of prostate stem cells and their interaction with the tumour microenvironment. More recently, Dr Taylor’s team has focused on elucidating the endocrine and metabolic changes that occur in obesity that may contribute to prostate cancer disease progression. She has established a translational approach to her research, developing and applying clinically relevant models to study prostate cancer, in collaboration with urology, pathology and oncology colleagues. In her academic role at Monash University, she is committed to training the future research scientists in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is a particular advocate for young women. She plays a key role in science communication and dedicates significant time to the promotion of prostate cancer awareness in the community.

External positions

Chair, Research Committee, Australian Prostate Cancer Bio-Resource

20182019

Editorial Board, American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology & Metabolism

2017 → …

Convenor, 2nd Australian Cancer and Metabolism Meeting

20162017

Executive Member, Australian Prostate Cancer Bio-Resource

20162017

Chair - Open Day Committee (Dept of Physiology)

2016 → …

Convenor of Program Committee, Endocrine Society of Australia

20162018

Member of International Xenografting Consortium - Endocrinology & Metabolism, Movember Global Action Plan

20162017

Grant Review Panel Member - Cancer Biology Panel 5C, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Australia)

2016

Editorial Board, The Prostate

2016 → …

Member of the Academic Progress Committee, Monash University

2015 → …

Grant Review Panel Member - Cancer Biology Panel 1E, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Australia)

2014

External Reviewer, Australia - India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF)

2012

Grant Review Panel Member - Cancer Biology Panel 1E, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Australia)

2012

Member of Review Panel, Melbourne Health Expert Scientific (BioGrid, Victoria)

2011 → …

External Reviewer, The Foundation Daw Park Grants For Medical Research; Repatriation General Hospital, South Australia

2011

External Reviewer, American Institute for Biological Sciences (AIBS), New York

2010

Grant Review Committee Member, Cancer Australia (Australia)

2010

Convenor, Seminar Series, MIMR-PHI Institute of Medical Research

20082009

Grant Review Panel Member - Cancer Biology Panel 1D, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Australia)

20082009

External Reviewer, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

2008 → …

External Reviewer, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Australia)

2007 → …

Member - Early Careers Innovators Network, Victorian Cancer Agency

20072008

Member, Australian Prostate Cancer Bio-Resource

20032005

Victorian Board Member, Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)

20032010

Member - Student Open Day Committee, Monash University

20032004

Student Member, Monash University

2000

Student Liason for Monash Institute of Reproduction & Development, Monash Postgraduate Association

19992000

Student Representative - Postgraduate Student Committee, Monash Institute of Reproduction and Development, Monash University

19992000

Research area keywords

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Stem Cells
  • Tumour Microenvironment
  • cancer
  • stromal cells
  • experimental models
  • immune-deficient models
  • stem cell-microenvironment interactions
  • tissue-specific stem cells
  • embryonic stem cells
  • exper
  • castration
  • steroid receptors
  • selective estrogen receptor modulators
  • cell cell interaction
  • stromal epithelial signaling
  • reproductive and developmental biology
  • stem ce
  • ex vivo culture
  • hsp90 inhibitors
  • human explants
  • proliferation
  • prostate cancer
  • xenografting
  • tissue recombination
  • immuno-compromised mice
  • stromal niche
  • prostate
  • stem cell differentiation
  • stem cell research
  • adult
  • tissue culture
  • androgen receptor
  • stem cells
  • urogenital sinus mesenchyme epithelium induction differentiation recombinant surothelium secretion e

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