Ruth Ganss

Laboratory Head and Head of Cancer Division
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research/University of Western Australia, Perth 

Professor Ruth Ganss is Scientific Head of the Cancer Division at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth/Western Australia, heads the laboratory of “Vascular Biology and Stromal Targeting”, and is the Woodside Cancer Research Fellow. During the last decades, her research at the University of California, San Francisco, the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, and now at the Harry Perkins Institute has focused on blood vessels as the interfase between immunology and cancer research. She has pioneered the concept of tumour vessel normalization in the context of immunotherapy. She continues to develop innovative reagents for stromal targeting and therapeutic intervention in cancer.