Dr Venessa Chin

Venessa is a medical oncologist and lung cancer researcher.
  • SCITCRS 2019 Working Group

Venessa completed her medical oncology training in the Royal Prince Alfred network in 2010 and went on to do her PhD at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in the field of translational genomics in pancreatic cancer.  She is currently a Visiting Medical Officer at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre where she specialises lung and head and neck cancer.  In addition to this, she works as a postdoctoral research fellow involved a variety of projects centred around functional genomics in lung and head and neck cancer.

Venessa was recently awarded the Pathfinders Award, which will enable her to kickstart an innovative new project to 'fingerprint' lung cancer, helping clinicians decide on the most effective treatment for each patient.

Venessa is an integral member of the EnRICH Flagship as a member of the Steering Committee.