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Dr Ashleigh McEvoy

Ashleigh is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and clinical coordinator within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2018.
  • Master of Science Human Biology, Edith Cowan University, 2014.
  • Bachelor of Science, Edith Cowan University, 2012.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Detection of circulating tumour DNA for identification of Stage III metastatic melanoma patients ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2019,  2019 - 2020,  $29,960.
  • Translation of "Liquid Biopsy" Research into Clinical Practice,  Western Australian Health Translation Network,  Early Career Fellowships,  2019 - 2020,  $478,955.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Khattak, M., Reid, A., Freeman, J., Pereira, M., McEvoy, A., Lo, J., Frank, M., Meniawy, T., Didan, A., Spencer, I., Amanuel, B., Millward, M., Ziman, M., Gray, E., (2019), PD-L1 Expression on Circulating Tumor Cells May Be Predictive of Response to Pembrolizumab in Advanced Melanoma: Results from a Pilot Study. The Oncologist, 24(2019), 1-8, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2019-0557.
  • Calapre, L., Giardina, T., Robinson, C., Reid, A., Al-Ogaili, Z., Pereira, M., McEvoy, A., Warburton, L., Hayward, N., Khattak, M., Meniawy, T., Millward, M., Amanuel, B., Ziman, M., Gray, E., (2019), Locus-specific concordance of genomic alterations between tissue and plasma circulating tumor DNA in metastatic melanoma. Molecular Oncology, 13(2019), 171-184, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/1878-0261.12391.
  • Stark, M., Gray, E., Isaacs, T., Chen, F., Millward, M., McEvoy, A., Zaenker, P., Ziman, M., Soyer, H., Glasson, W., Warrier, S., Stark, A., Rolfe, O., Palmer, J., Hayward, N., (2019), A Panel of Circulating MicroRNAs Detects Uveal Melanoma With High Precision. Translational Vision Science and Technology, 8(6), Article 12, DOI: 10.1167/ tvst.8.6.12.
  • McEvoy, A., Pereira, M., Reid, A., Pearce, R., Cowell, L., Al-Ogaili, Z., Khattak, M., Millward, M., Meniawy, T., Gray, E., Ziman, M., (2019), Monitoring melanoma recurrence with circulating tumor DNA: a proof of concept from three case studies. Oncotarget, 10(2), 113-122, DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.26451.
  • McEvoy, A., Wood, B., Ardakani, N., Pereira, M., Pearce, R., Cowell, L., Robinson, C., Grieu-Iacopetta, F., Spicer, A., Amanuel, B., Ziman, M., Gray, E., (2018), Droplet Digital PCR for Mutation Detection in Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Melanoma Tissues: A Comparison with Sanger Sequencing and Pyrosequencing. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 20(2), 240-252, United States, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2017.11.009.
  • McEvoy, A., Warburton, L., Al-Ogaili, Z., Celliers, L., Calapre, L., Pereira, M., Khattak, M., Meniawy, T., Millward, M., Ziman, M., Gray, E., (2018), Correlation between circulating tumour DNA and metabolic tumour burden in metastatic melanoma patients. BMC Cancer, 18(1), Article no. 726, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12885-018-4637-6.
  • McEvoy, A., Calapre, L., Pereira, M., Giardina, T., Robinson, C., Khattak, M., Meniawy, T., Pritchard, A., Hayward, N., Amanuel, B., Millward, M., Ziman, M., Gray, E., (2017), Sensitive droplet digital PCR method for detection of TERT promoter mutations in cell free DNA from patients with metastatic melanoma. Oncotarget, 8(45), 78890-78900, Albany, United States, Impact Journals LLC, DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.20354.
  • Sim, M., McEvoy, A., Wain, T., Khong, E., (2014), Improving health professional's knowledge of hepatitis B using cartoon based learning tools: a retrospective analysis of pre and post tests. BMC Medical Education, 14(online), Article no. 244, United Kingdom, Biomed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12909-014-0244-7.
  • McEvoy, A., Roberts, P., Yap, K., Matson, P., (2014), Development of a simplified method of human semen storage for the testing of sperm DNA fragmentation using the Halosperm G2 test kit. Fertility and Sterility, 102(4), 981-988, Elsevier Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.07.737.
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