Dr Sonia Yip

Sonia is the Senior Translational Research Fellow for T1/T2 research at Sydney Catalyst.
  • Scientific Advisory Committee
  • T1/T2 Working Group
  • Operations Team


Sonia is a molecular biologist and obtained her PhD in signal transduction pathways in breast cancer and CML from the Garvan Institute. She has wide experience in oncology research: working in preclinical, clinical trials (Phase I-III) and translational research in various settings (public health, industry and academia) in the UK and Australia. She has international experience in oncology clinical research within the NHS in London and was later the Research Manager of the newly formed SE London Cancer Research Network in the UK. On returning to Australia, Sonia worked at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre in Oncology. More recently she established and managed a Preclinical & Translational Research Group in oncology at a multinational pharmaceutical company. Sonia is also the Oncology Translational Research Fellow and Manager at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, working with national cancer co-operative trials groups to develop biomarker studies and to incorporate translational studies into new trials in solid tumours.

Research Interests:  

Molecular biology, biological markers, translational research and clinical trials.