Anna is the Sydney West Chair in Translational Cancer Research at the University of Sydney and Director of Sydney Cancer Partners. She also holds positions as the Head of the Gynaecological Oncology Research Laboratory and Director of the Centre for Cancer Research at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research; Convenor of the Cancer Research Network at The University of Sydney; and head of the Gynaecological Oncology Research group, Western Sydney Local Health District. Anna’s research is focussed on improving treatment outcomes for women with ovarian cancer. She is lead investigator for the INOVATe study (Individualised Ovarian Cancer Treatment Through Integration of Genomic Pathology into Multidisciplinary Care), a multi-site translational program linking molecular profiling and clinical trials to advance precision medicine in ovarian cancer; and plays a lead role in other collaborative cancer research programs, particularly the Australian and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group and the Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group.
Congratulations to Anna on this significant and well-deserved recognition of her leadership, research and mentorship of the next generation of cancer researchers.

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