Associate Professor Marianne Weber leads the Lung Cancer Policy and Evaluation stream, which combines expertise in modelling, biostatistics, and epidemiology, and through these methodologies aims to optimise current and novel interventions for lung cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. She completed a PhD in the School of Psychology at UNSW Sydney. Her research interests are in modifiable risk factors for cancer and cancer screening. She is a lead investigator at The Daffodil Centre for the 45 & Up Study, the largest ongoing study of healthy ageing in Australia, managed by the Sax Institute. She has led collaborative research quantifying risk factors for cancer (tobacco, alcohol, cancer screening) and patterns of care for people with cancer using the 45 and Up Study since its inception in 2006. Marianne’s current work at focuses on building evidence to facilitate implementation of a risk-based lung cancer screening program across Australia.