Associate Professor Rahul Ladwa is a specialist in medical oncology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. His undergraduate training was undertaken at the University of Leicester, England where his contribution to the study in oncogenes of the CCN family led to a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in 2007. He trained in medical oncology in Brisbane before undertaking a fellowship at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, where he completed a higher research degree (MPhil) in the field of cancer imaging and theranostics with the University of Queensland leading to a conjoint role as an Associate Professor of Medicine. His interests include head & neck, lung, and cutaneous malignancies. He has attracted significant research funding totalling nearly $7 million for an investigator sponsored research to date. He has published over 30 peer review journals and has had more than 300 citations in prominent scientific and clinical journals. A/Prof Ladwa is the deputy chair of the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Collaborative Group.