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Speakers PG&ECR Symposium 2019

 

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Keynote Speakers, Panel & Oral Presenters

Name
Role
Professor Georgina Long
Keynote Speaker
Professor Georgina Long
 |  Professor Georgina Long, BSc PhD MBBS FRACP, is Co-Director of Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA), and Chair of Melanoma Medical Oncology and Translational Research at MIA an...
Jay Allen
Keynote Speaker
Jay Allen
 |  Jay Allen is a former truck driver and patient of  Melanoma Institute Australia. He is married with four children and lives in the NSW Southern Highlan...
Dr Cleola Anderiesz
Panel
Dr Cleola Anderiesz
    |                Dr Cleola Anderiesz is the General Manager of Service Development and Clinical Practice at Cancer ...
Associate Professor Kellie Charles
Panel
Associate Professor Kellie Charles
    |  Associate Professor Kellie Charles is a cancer pharmacologist and teaching-research academic at the University of Sydney. She has over 15 years in cancer and inf...
Dr Steven Kao
Panel
Dr Steven Kao
     |   Dr Steven Kao is a medical oncology staff specialist at the Chris O`Brien Lifehouse, senior lecturer at the University of Sydney and a research fellow a...
Associate Professor Darren Saunders
Panel
Associate Professor Darren Saunders
     |   Darren is a research scientist and Associate Professor in Medicine at UNSW. He undertook post-doctoral training at the Garvan Institute and University o...
Rachael Dodd
Presenter
Rachael Dodd
|  Dr Rachael Dodd is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow who has recently joined the School of Public Health from the UK. Rachael is a Research Psychologist who completed her Bachelors, M...
Danielle Gessler
Elevator Pitch,  Presenter,  Virtual Poster
Danielle Gessler
 |  Combined Master of Clinical Psychology and PhD candidate, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney Danielle is a provisionally registered psychologist who is passion...
Susannah Hallal
Presenter
Susannah Hallal
 |    Susannah completed a Bachelor of Medical Science, majoring in biochemistry and immunology at the University of Sydney. In 2014, Susannah was awarded Honours Class I and...
Presenter
Joe Jabbour
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Clinical Trials Implementation Research Head & Neck cancer   Abstract: Development and assessment of an integrated patient information, education and support p...
Presenter
George Joun
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Basic biosciences Biomarkers Gynaecological cancer   Abstract: Bone Morphogenetic Signalling Pathway Acts at the Roots of Ovarian Cancer Chemo-Resistance High Gra...
Presenter
Lionel Leck
RESEARCH INTERESTS Basic biosciences Biomarkers Drug development Abstract: Overcoming Pgp-mediated drug-resistance by releasing lysosomal stored doxorubicin with lysosomal targeting agents ...
Chloe-Anne Martinez
Presenter
Chloe-Anne Martinez
 |  Chloe-Anne has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) at the University of Sydney. She completed her honours year under the supervision of Dr. Kristi...
Brooke Pereira
Presenter
Brooke Pereira
 |  Dr. Brooke Pereira completed her PhD at the Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) at Monash University, under the supervision of Prof. Gail Risbridger, in late 2018. During h...
Lyndal Alchin
Rapid Fire
Lyndal Alchin
 |  Lyndal Alchin is a research officer and database manager within the Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Lyndal's work involves the man...
Nicci Bartley
Rapid Fire
Nicci Bartley
 |  Nicci Bartley is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, and Research Officer on the NHMRC funded project, Psychosocial issues in Genomic Oncology (PiGeOn Project). She ...
Rebecca Cui
Rapid Fire
Rebecca Cui
  Abstract: The association between body mass index and liver resection outcomes in hepatocellular carcinoma and colorectal cancer metastases Obesity is a rising public health concern in A...
Tingting Gong
Rapid Fire
Tingting Gong
 |  Tingting is a second-year PHD student at Central Medical School at the University of Sydney and within Human Comparative and Prostate Cancer Genomics Laboratory located withi...
Jeremy Han
Rapid Fire,  Virtual Poster
Jeremy Han
 |  Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Cell Pathology at the University of Sydney, before completing his Honours in Professor Rebecca Mason's Vitamin D lab ...
Rapid Fire
Holly Holliday
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Basic biosciences Breast cancer   Abstract: MicroRNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) has a muc...
Tong Li
Rapid Fire
Tong Li
 |  Dr. Tong Li started her career in Health Sciences since 2008 with a double degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Health Information Management from Latrobe Univ...
Ann Livingstone
Rapid Fire
Ann Livingstone
|  Ann is currently a PhD student at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC), University of Sydney. Her research focuses on adjuvant immunotherapy in Melanoma. She has over 30 years of...
Mia Mizukoshi
Rapid Fire
Mia Mizukoshi
 |  Mia Mizukoshi is a Masters student in the Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in health at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Health Sciences. Her research is in ...
Rapid Fire
Erin Moth
Erin Moth is a a Medical Oncologist with an interest in improving treatment decision-making and supportive care for older adults with cancer, which is the focus of her current PhD s...
Heidi Mueller
Rapid Fire
Heidi Mueller
 |  Heidi joined SOuRCe in February 2018 as a Research Officer/ Data Manager for the Peritonectomy Surgical Research Program. Heidi completed a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Phys...
Rapid Fire
Kendelle Murphy
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Basic biosciences   Abstract: Personalised medicine approach in pancreatic cancer reveals fine-tuned stromal FAK manipulation improves global response the gemcitabin...
Laveniya Satgunseelan
Rapid Fire
Laveniya Satgunseelan
 |        Laveniya divides her time between working as an anatomical pathologist at the Department of Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology at...
Rapid Fire
Andrea Smith
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Behavioural science Descriptive research Implementation research   Abstract: GPs and melanoma: how Australian GPs make sense of their role at the front line of mel...
Clare Toms
Rapid Fire
Clare Toms
 |  Clare Toms is a Master of Philosophy Candidate at the University of Sydney, investigating the quality of life in pancreatic cancer patients. Clare works at the Surgical Outc...
Rebecca Venchiarutti
Rebecca Venchiarutti
|  Rebecca is a second-year PhD candidate at the Sydney School of Public Health at the University of Sydney. Her work focuses on understanding geographic variation in pathways to diag...
Kenneth Vuong
Rapid Fire
Kenneth Vuong
 |  Kenneth Vuong is a Research Officer and Database Manager at the Surgical Outcomes Research Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. His work involves running a range of resear...
Rapid Fire
Jasmine Yee
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Psychosocial research   Abstract: Physical activity for women with metastatic breast cancer: a randomised feasibility trial Physical activity for women with early b...
Rapid Fire
Andria May Yaourtis
Abstract: The development of a metal-based complex with anti-metastatic activity in breast cancer cells in vitro Cancer metastasis is the leading cause of death amongst cancer patients. Previous...