INOVATe

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Professor Anna deFazio
Professor Anna deFazio

The INOVATe program is a multi-site collaborative program conducted across the major Gynaecological Oncology treatment and research centres in NSW.

The many investigators and team members involved in the program are listed below.

Chief Investigators

  • Prof Anna deFazio, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital
  • Prof Paul Harnett, University of Sydney, The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead, Westmead Hospital
  • Prof Michael Friedlander, Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Prof Rosemary Balleine, Children's Medical Research Institute, University of Sydney
  • Prof David Bowtell, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Dr Goli Samimi, National Institutes of Health, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • A/Prof Alison Brand, Westmead Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital, University of Sydney
  • Prof Neville Hacker, Royal Hospital for Women
  • Prof Deborah Marsh, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney
  • A/Prof Philip Beale, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney
 

Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team – by study site 

 

Chief Investigators

  • Prof Anna deFazio, WIMR, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital
  • Prof Paul Harnett, University of Sydney, The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead, Westmead Hospital
  • Prof Rosemary Balleine, University of Sydney, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  • A/Prof Alison Brand, Westmead Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital

 

Study Coordinator

  • Nikilyn Nevins, WIMR, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Nepean Hospital

 

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team

  • Dr Robyn Sayer, Westmead Hospital
  • Dr Bo Gao, Blacktown Hospital, Westmead Hospital
  • A/Prof David Fulcher, Hills Immunology
  • A/Prof Raghwa Sharma, Pathology West, University of Sydney, University of Western Sydney
  • Pamela Provan, Program Manager, WIMR, University of Sydney
  • Catherine Kennedy, Gynaecological Oncology Biobank at Westmead, WIMR, Westmead Hospital
  • Jessica Boros, WIMR, Westmead Hospital
  • Yoke-Eng Chiew, WIMR, Westmead Hospital
  • Dashni Srirangan, WIMR, Westmead Hospital
  • Dr Cristina Mapagu, WIMR, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital
  • Oksana Mirochnik, Pathology West
  • Annie Stenlake, Westmead Hospital
  • Dr Amy Jamieseon, Westmead Hospital
  • Dr Casina Kan, WIMR
  • Dr Tania Moujaber, WIMR, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital
  • Dr Ying Lei, WIMR
  • Svetlana Pianova, WIMR, University of Sydney
  • Dr King Tan, Pathology West

Chief Investigator

  • Prof Deborah Marsh, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital

 

Study Coordinator

  • Jayne Maidens, Royal North Shore Hospital

 

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team

  • Dr Gregory Gard, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Dr Sue Valmadre, The Mater Hospital North Sydney
  • Dr Sally Baron-Hay, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • A/Prof Russell Hogg, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Sydney
  • Dr Connie Daikos, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Ussha Pillai, Kolling Institute of Medical Research
  • Dr David Nevell, Royal North Shore Hospital, Pathology North

Chief Investigators

  • Prof Michael Friedlander, Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Prof Neville Hacker, Royal Hospital for Women
     

Study Coordinator

  • Emma Newton, Prince of Wales Hospital


Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team 

  • Dr Rhonda Farrell, Royal Hospital for Women
  • Dr Archana Rao, Royal Hospital for Women
  • Dr Greg Robertson, Royal Hospital for Women
  • Dr Kate Webber, Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Christie Norris, Prince of Wales Hospital

Study Coordinator

  • Nikilyn Nevins, WIMR, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Nepean Hospital

 

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team 

  • Dr Jenny Shannon, Nepean Cancer Care Centre, University of Sydney
  • Dr Amanda Stevanovic, Nepean Cancer Care Centre
  • Dr Amir Ashrafy, Nepean Hospital

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team 

  • Dr Bo Gao, Blacktown Hospital, Westmead Hospital

Study Coordinator

  • Nina Singh, Sydney Adventist Hospital

 

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team 

  • A/Prof Russell Hogg, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Sydney
  • Dr Josie Rutovitz, Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • A/Prof Gavin Marx, Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • Dr Hilda High, Sydney Cancer Genetics

Chief Investigator

  • A/Prof Philip Beale, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse

 

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team

  • Dr Lyndal Anderson, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • A/Prof Samir Saidi, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse

Chief Investigators

  • Dr Goli Samimi, National Institutes of Health, Garvan Institute of Medical Research

 
Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team 

  • Dr Kristina Warton, University of New South Wales, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • Dr Swetansu Pattnaik, Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Chief Investigator

  • Prof David Bowtell, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

 

Associate Investigators, Collaborators and Research Team

  • Sian Fereday, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 
  • Nadia Traficante, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 
  • Dr Dale Garsed, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 
  • Dr Dariush Etemadmoghadan, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 
  • Dr Richard Tothill, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Community Representatives and Supporting Organisations

 

  • Alison Harris
  • Sapna Lazarus
  • Shweta Sengupta
  • Douglas Hanly Moir Pathology
  • Pathology West, NSW Health Pathology
  • South Eastern Area Laboratory Services, NSW Health Pathology
  • Pathology North, NSW Health Pathology
  • Intersect Australia Limited

Working Groups

  • Anna deFazio
  • David Bowtell
  • David McDonald
  • Deborah Marsh
  • Goli Samimi
  • Oksana Mirochnik
  • Pamela Provan
  • Richard Tothill
  • Anna deFazio
  • Dashni Srirangan
  • David Bowtell
  • Goli Samimi
  • Michael Friedlander
  • Pamela Provan
  • Paul Harnett
  • Philip Beale
  • Anna deFazio
  • Catherine Kennedy
  • Nadia Traficante
  • Pamela Provan
  • Sian Fereday
  • Andrew Johnston
  • Anna deFazio
  • Aldo Saavedra
  • Catherine Kennedy
  • Deborah Marsh
  • Dale Garsed
  • Dariush Etemadmoghadan
  • Joshua Stretton
  • Leo Raudonikis
  • Nadia Traficante
  • Pamela Provan
  • Sian Fereday
  • Yoke-Eng Chiew and Intersect Australia Limited
  • Anna deFazio
  • Annie Stenlake
  • Bo Gao
  • Catherine Kennedy
  • Cristina Mapagu
  • Gerry Wain
  • Michael Friedlander
  • Neville Hacker
  • Pamela Provan
  • Paul Harnett
  • Sian Fereday
  • Anna deFazio
  • Catherine Kennedy
  • Deborah Marsh
  • Goli Samimi
  • Jessica Boros
  • Nadia Traficante
  • Pamela Provan
  • Rosemary Balleine
  • Yoke-Eng Chiew