Melissa Pitman

Dr Melissa Pitman

Senior Lecturer

School of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Sciences


Fellowships:

  • RAH Research Fund 2019 Florey Fellowship

(2019-2022)  

$348,000
  • RAH Research Fund 2013 Early Career Fellowship

(2013-2017)

 

$252,000

 

 

 

Research Grants:

 

  • Ray and Shirl Norman Trust                                                               

“Assessing novel therapeutics for the treatment of chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer”

CIA Pitman MR, Oehler MK, Flynn B, Pitson SM

(2021)

$360,000
  • UniSA RTIS funding                                                    

"Nanomedicine to enhance sphingosine kinase 1 targeting in acute myeloid leukaemia and improve patient outcomes​"

Nguyen T, Prestidge C, CIC Pitman MR, Pitson SM

(2019)

$40,000
  • Neurosurgical Research Foundation                                                  

Evaluating the use of FTY720 to permeabilise the blood-brain barrier to anti-neoplastic drugs for brain tumour therapy​"

Gliddon B, CIB Pitman MR, Pitson SM

(2019)

$30,000
  • RAH Clinical Research Grant                                                              

Harnessing sphingosine kinase regulation of Mcl-1 to re-sensitise chemoresistant ovarian cancer”

CIA Pitman MR, Oehler M, Pitson SM

(2019)

$49,966
  • Neurosurgical Research Foundation                                      

“Targeting sphingosine kinases to improve glioblastoma therapy”

Pitson SM, Powell JA, CIC Pitman MR

(2016)

$68,462
  • RAH Clinical Research Grant                                                 

 “Defining the CIB2/SK1 axis as a prognostic indicator and chemosensitizing agent in ovarian cancer”

Oehler M, Pitson SM, CIC Pitman MR

(2016)

$50,575
  • RAH Clinical Research Grant

"CIB2 as a potential tumour suppressor with prognostic significance in ovarian cancer”

CIA Pitman MR, Oehler M, Pitson SM

(2015)

$49, 975
  • Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation                                       

“Targeting sphingosine kinase as a therapy for a childhood leukemia”

Pitson SM, CIB Pitman MR, Powell JA, D’Andrea R

(2012)

 

$75,000

  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83135980
  • Email: melissa.pitman@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Molecular Life Sciences, floor 3
  • Room: 3 37
  • Org Unit: School of Biological Sciences

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