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Dr Melissa Cantley is a NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow working in the Myeloma Research Laboratory at the University of Adelaide and a Faculty Research Fellow located at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Her research interests revolve around bone cell biology and role of the complex bone microenvironment in disease. This includes the blood cancer multiple myeloma and understanding the role of the bone microenvironment in progression from pre-cancerous stages. She also focuses on drug targeting of bone loss in chronic inflammatory diseases such as periodontitis.


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Adelaide

Bachelor's Degree (Honours), University of Adelaide

Bachelor's Degree, The University of Adelaide

External positions

BLiSS Adelaide Chapter Communications Chair

2020 → …

ANZBMS Early Career Investigator Committee (ECIC) Co-Chair


NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, University of Adelaide



  • Multiple myeloma
  • bone loss
  • bone microenvironment
  • bone biology
  • smouldering myeloma
  • periodontitis
  • biomarkers


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