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Professor Howard Gurney is the Director of Clinical Trials for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University. 

Professor Gurney has a firm background in clinical research and has subspecialty interests in urogenital cancers including prostate, bladder, testis and kidney cancer. 

He has been the principal investigator for over 100 clinical trials and has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in journals and book chapters.  Current research interests include the pharmacogenomics and therapeutic monitoring of chemotherapy and targeted therapies and he has published widely in this area.  He is regarded as a leading authority on mechanisms for safe dosing of anticancer agents and has held research grants and has written a number of invited editorials on these topics. 

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Projects 2013 2024

Research Outputs 1987 2019

A potent liver-mediated mechanism for loss of muscle mass during androgen deprivation therapy

Lam, T., McLean, M., Hayden, A., Poljak, A., Cheema, B., Gurney, H., Stone, G., Bahl, N., Reddy, N., Shahidipour, H. & Birzniece, V., 1 May 2019, In : Endocrine Connections. 8, 5, p. 605-615 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Atezolizumab plus bevacizumab versus sunitinib in patients with previously untreated metastatic renal cell carcinoma (IMmotion151): a multicentre, open-label, phase 3, randomised controlled trial

Rini, B. I., Powles, T., Atkins, M. B., Escudier, B., McDermott, D. F., Suarez, C., Bracarda, S., Stadler, W. M., Donskov, F., Lee, J. L., Hawkins, R., Ravaud, A., Alekseev, B., Staehler, M., Uemura, M., De Giorgi, U., Mellado, B., Porta, C., Melichar, B., Gurney, H. & 12 othersBedke, J., Choueiri, T. K., Parnis, F., Khaznadar, T., Thobhani, A., Li, S., Piault-Louis, E., Frantz, G., Huseni, M., Schiff, C., Green, M. C. & Motzer, R. J., 15 Jun 2019, In : The Lancet. 393, 10189, p. 2404-2415 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Randomized Controlled Trials
Disease-Free Survival
Research Personnel

Avelumab plus axitinib versus sunitinib for advanced renal-cell carcinoma

Motzer, R. J., Penkov, K., Haanen, J., Rini, B., Albiges, L., Campbell, M. T., Venugopal, B., Kollmannsberger, C., Negrier, S., Uemura, M., Lee, J. L., Vasiliev, A., Miller, W. H., Gurney, H., Schmidinger, M., Larkin, J., Atkins, M. B., Bedke, J., Alekseev, B., Wang, J. & 8 othersMariani, M., Robbins, P. B., Chudnovsky, A., Fowst, C., Hariharan, S., Huang, B., Di Pietro, A. & Choueiri, T. K., 21 Mar 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 380, 12, p. 1103-1115 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Disease-Free Survival
Drug Monitoring

Clinical concepts for cabazitaxel in the management of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Al-Mansouri, L. & Gurney, H., 1 Dec 2019, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 15, 6, p. 288-295 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Prostatic Neoplasms
Drug Therapy