Associate Professor Peter Grimison

Peter Grimison chairs the Sydney Catalyst Scholarship Working Group and is also actively involved in the Sydney Catalyst Research program as a chief investigator on a number of pilot and project studies supported by Sydney Catalyst.
ROLE
  • Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Scholarship Review Panel Chair

Background:  

Peter Grimison is currently Staff Specialist in Medical Oncology at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse in Sydney; Visiting Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred and Dubbo Base Hospitals; and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney. His clinical work focuses on testicular cancer, other genito-urinary cancers, and upper gastro-intestinal cancers. He is committed to teaching through the University of Sydney Medical Program, Basic Physician Training, and Advanced Training in Medical Oncology; and is an accredited RACP Clinical Examiner.

Peter loves working with trainee doctors, who are not only incredibly bright and keen to learn but also have a habit of asking curly questions which makes sure one keeps on top of the latest knowledge.

Research Interests:  

Research interests incorporate clinical research about genito-urinary and upper gastro-intestinal cancers, oncology health services research with a focus on rural oncology and utility analyses, and quality of life assessment in clinical trials (PhD completed). He is involved as germ cell subcommittee chair, member of the scientific advisory committee, and trial management committee member in several trials for the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP), whose coordinating centre is based at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre of the University of Sydney. He is also actively involved in clinical trials for the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group and industry sponsors.