Distinguished Professor Judith Clements
Faculty of Health
Office of the Executive Dean, Health
Distinguished Professor Judith Clements is a Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia and leads the Cancer Program at QUT, based at the Translational Research Institute on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Biomedical Precinct. She is also Scientific Director of the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland located on this campus.
Professor Clements' areas of expertise include prostate and ovarian cancer, with respect to the Kallikrein proteases and their utility as biomarkers and therapeutic targets for cancer progression. She has over 190 publications in scientific journals and collaborates widely with colleagues in the US, Canada, the UK and Europe. She is the Chair of the national prostate cancer tissue bank – the Australian Prostate Cancer BioResource, which is a key resource that underpins prostate cancer research nationally and is co-leader of the Queensland node of the international genome wide association study consortium for prostate cancer, PRACTICAL.
Professor Clements is Chair of the Queensland Board of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) and a member of the PCFA National Board. She has been a member of the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute Council since 2002. She was recently elected as a member of the International Proteolysis Society Council for 2014-2017. She was awarded the Queensland Women in Technology Biotech Outstanding Achievement Award for 2012, and the prestigious title of Distinguished Professor at QUT in 2013.more...