Associate Professor Philip Beale

Philip chairs the Sydney Catalyst T2/3 Work group and is a member of the Sydney Catalyst Governing council. Philip is also an investigator on the multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional research team that makes up the Sydney Catalyst's Flagship program - EnRICH.
  • Governing Council
  • Scientific Advisory Committee
  • T2/T3 Working Group


Philip is the Clinical Director of Cancer Services at the Concord Repatriation General Hospital and Associate Professor Medicine, Concord Clinical School. Philip obtained his medical degree in 1986 from UNSW, completed his FRACP in 1994 and his PhD from London University in 2000. He worked as a Clinical Research Fellow from 1995 to 1998 at the Royal Marsden Hospital and has since worked as a staff specialist in Sydney Local Health District at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital and Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.

Research Interests:  

In clinical practice Philip has a special interest in ovarian, breast, colorectal and upper gastrointestinal cancers. His research interests are in drug resistance and designing new platinum compounds, pharmacological interactions of chemotherapy agents with herbal compounds and the role of inflammation in cancer drug metabolism, along with the toxicity of chemotherapy and hormonal agents in patients with breast cancer.