I am a professor of medicine and neurooncology, a medical oncologist at Duke's Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center as well as the Deputy Director of the Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Duke Cancer Institute, where are tasked to speed up clinical research and translation for scientists across all departments and across all tumor types at Duke, who have made discoveries that show promise for developing new immunotherapies.
Prior to joining Duke in September, 2019, I worked as a medical oncologist in Sydney, Australia and I was also as a Clinical Lead at the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council Clinical Trial Centre at The University of Sydney.
I am leading several clinical and translational programs with significant laboratory collaborations. I am interested in innovative trials designed to improve outcome of cancer patients. I am lead principal investigator on phase I, II and III multi-center clinical trials for a number of pharmaceutical and academic groups.
I serve as an advisor and grant reviewer for a number of non-profits and patient advocacy groups and I am a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as well as an Elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Lon, UK).