Dr. Ken Dutton-Regester
Dr Ken Dutton-Regester is a cancer researcher at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute exploring new ways to treat late-stage melanoma. He is currently a Melanoma Research Alliance Young Investigator and AMP Foundation Tomorrow Maker. In 2019, Ken founded Excite Science to create hireable and portable experiential exhibits that help connect scientists to the community. The first project of Excite Science was to create the world’s first cancer biology-themed puzzle/escape room as a unique way to educate people about cancer. The project has attracted significant interest being profiled by TEDxUQ, Channel 10 Science television program ‘Scope’, and launched at Brisbane Science Festival. In 2019, Ken was appointed as a member of the Questacon Advisory Council by invitation by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology.